Franklin E. Scott
1930 - 2021
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Franklin E. Scott

Franklin E. Scott died peacefully at home on March 24, 2021. He was born on July 31, 1930 in Piermont, NY to John and Annie Scott. He was raised in Sparkill, NY and Newark, NJ and graduated from Arts High School in Newark. Franklin worked various jobs but especially enjoyed carpentry and long-distance truck driving. He was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses in 1950. He married his wife Florence in 1952 and they lived in East Orange, NJ before moving to Bradley Beach in 1972 and then to Neptune. Franklin is predeceased by his parents, John and Annie Scott, brothers William Scott, John Scott, Robert Scott, Paul Scott, and sister Helen Hamilton. He is survived by his loving wife Florence of 68 years, two sisters, Mary Smiley of Somerset, NJ, and Ann Brown (Hank) of Miami, FL., daughter Vivian Scott of Neptune, NJ, sons Franklin Scott, Jr. (Sabrina) of Topeka, KS, Wayne Scott (Stephanie) of Burlington, NJ and David Scott (Regina) of Neptune, NJ. He also leaves 8 grandchildren, Toccara Scott, Eboné Thrower, Michelle Scott, Deanna Scott, Kenneth Thrower II, Dayne Turner, David Scott, Jr., Jayda Rutledge, and 4 great-grandchildren, Naz'Jiannah Anderson, Jah'sir Anderson, Justice Thrower and Bryson Thrower. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews. Condolences can be offered online at

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Published in Asbury Park Press from Apr. 2 to Apr. 7, 2021.
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April 8, 2021
Looking forward to the time I’ll hear that booming voice again! It won’t be long. Thoughts and prayers w/ you Vivian. May Jehovah sustain you!
Mark & Madge Thomas
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