;'> Minister Bobby (Bob) Ray Scott, 59, of Colonial Heights, Va., departed this life on Monda, March 31, 2014.

He was born the fifth child to the late John Wesley and Eulah Mae Ormond Scott in Snow Hill, N.C. He was preceded in death by his sister, Diane Scott.

He attended Green Central High and graduated from St. Augustine College in Raleigh, N.C., with a bachelor of science degree in education.

He served as Minister of Victory Christian UCC, Petersburg, Va.

Bobby was teacher and coach at Williston ninth grade center at Wilmington, N.C., assistant principal of Weldon High School, N.C., assistant principal of Peabody Middle School, and director of Communities in Schools of both Petersburg and Richmond. He was family counselor at Lutheran Family Services and Family Life Line in Richmond, Va.

Minister Bob leaves to cherish his memories: one wife of 25 years. the Rev. Rose Wright Scott; one daughter, Toni Beechaum (Gregory) of Richmond, Va.; one son, Charles Scott (LaShanda) of Chester, Va.; seven grandchildren; five brothers, John Wesley Scott Jr. of Norwalk, Conn, Jesse Scott (Anita Gail) of Greenville, N.C., Lester Frank Scott (Pat) of Wilson, N.C., Mackal D. Scott (Minnie) of Farmville, N.C., and Andre Quinerly of Ayden, N.C.; two sisters, Mary Christine Streeter (Roger) of Maury, N.C., and Rose Wilson (Brett) of Wilson, N.C.; three aunts, Velma Jean Scott, Omah Faye Scott of Greenville, N.C., and Mary Ann Walker of Center Reach, Long Island, N..Y; five uncles, Adolphus Scott of Bronx, N.Y., Bobby Scott of Greenville, N.C. Horace Scott of Fayetteville, N.C., John L. Ormond of Maury, N.C., and Warren Scott of Queens, N.Y.; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Funeral service will be held noon Friday, April 4, 2014, at Second Baptist Church, 5100 W. Hundred Road, Chester, VA 23831; the Rev. Dr. Gregory Beechaum Sr. pastor, Little Zion Baptist Church, officiating. The interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, 137 Harrison St., Petersburg. For more information or to leave a condolence, please visit

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Published in The Progress-Index from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2014