Charles W. Scott Jr.
1945 - 2013
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NEWPORT NEWS - Charles Waldo Scott, Jr., known to friends and family as "Scotty," was born in Washington, DC on October 30, 1945 and passed on August 18, 2013 at Duke University Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents Dr. C. Waldo Scott and Mrs. Mae Hamlin Scott. Charles grew up in Newport News, attending Booker T. Washington Elementary School. He then attended Palmer Memorial Institute in Sedalia, NC and Westminster School in Simsbury, CT. Following his high school graduation, he attended Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. He served in the United States Army for two years, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. He then completed his Bachelor's degree at Virginia State College (now University). Later, Charles earned an MBA degree from Hampton University. Charles worked at several local banks and also worked as a Real Estate Agent and Accountant. In his later years, he was the primary caregiver for both of his parents. As a child, Charles participated in the Pirates Little League and Pony League Baseball Teams and the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the National Association of Investment Clubs (NAIC), the Professional Profit Pro's Investment Club, and the Professional Investment Associates Investment Club. He served on the Board of the Newport News Neighborhood Federal Credit Union (and the Loan committee) and as the Treasurer of his brother, Bobby's political campaigns. Charles was an avid tennis player, Brooklyn Dodgers fan and memorabilia collector, Japanese food connoisseur, wonderful friend, and gentleman. Charles leaves to cherish his memory brothers, U.S. Rep Robert C. "Bobby" Scott and Dr. Jon L. Scott (Shirley), sister Valerie S. Price (Newport News Mayor Dr. McKinley Price); cousins Cheryl H. Freeman and Valentin C. Hamlin, Jr.; and nieces and nephews Michelle S. Taylor (Martin), Dr. McKinley Price II (Amy), Michael Foster, Marcia Price, Jocelyn Scott, Jaielle Scott, and Jon W. Scott, and a host of other friends all of whom will greatly miss him. Viewing will begin at 1 p.m. and the family will receive friends Thursday, August 22nd from 6:00- 7:30pm at O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home, 3009 Chestnut Avenue, Newport News. An Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Omega Service will be held at 6:30pm. The funeral service will be at noon on Friday, August 23rd at First Church of Newport News (Baptist), 2300 Wickham Avenue, Newport News. "Scotty" will lie in state at the church two hours prior to the service. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, 2515 Marshall Avenue, Newport News or the American Cancer Society, 11835 Canon Boulevard, Suite A202, Newport News. O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.

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Published in Daily Press on Aug. 21, 2013.
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August 28, 2013
Will miss you bro'. See you on the other side. Forgot to slide a Cramer CD from our Hilton Head to Jackson road trip into your casket. Will bring it with me. Only if you promise not to play it all the time!

Your 10:00 P.M. early sixties Greyhound Newport News to New York express bus, stopping in Waldorf MD to play the nickel slots, drinking in New York bars at 18 on the way to New England boarding schools road partner - Conway
Conway Downing
August 27, 2013
May God's love continue to provide strength and comfort as you grieve Scotty's sincere condolences to the family.
Chie M. Handy
August 27, 2013
To The Scott Family - Please accept my heart felt condolence.
God Bless You,
Terrelle Davis-Marks
August 26, 2013
My sincere condolences to the Scott family. May God keep you in this time of sorrow. Sincerely
Doris Martin-Neal
August 25, 2013
Scotty was a great friend and will surely be missed. Our prayers are with his family.
Leroy E. & Minnie A. Stiff
August 24, 2013
The Scott Family,

May God continue to bless you in your hour of need. A former 32nd street neighbor.

Peggy Davis(Williams)
August 23, 2013
So Sorry To Hear Of Your Loss.

Mister Scott Was A Very Kind And Considerate Soul.

He Would Always Have Something Uplifting To Share Whenever In His Space.

For Not Only This, But The Spirit Of The Scott Family As A Whole...

Henry Mitchell
August 23, 2013
To the Scott family: we were so sorry to hear of Scotty's passing. May God keep His protective arms around the family at this difficult time.

Dr. & Mrs David Felder
August 23, 2013
My prayers are extended to you and your family in your time of sorrow. May God comfort and keep you. Scottie was a good man and will be missed.
Rita James-Tucker
August 23, 2013
Charles was a valued member of the Planning District I Framework for the Future Task Force. He was a joy to work with and always pleasant. We will keep the memories of him in our hearts and our prayers are with you.
The Newport News Planning Department
August 23, 2013
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Shirley Brockett-Hughes
August 23, 2013
“THE MEASURE OF A MAN: Is not - "how did he die" But - "how did he live" Not - "what did he gain" But - "what did he give" These are the units To measure the worth Of a man, as a man, Regardless of birth.” My heartfelt condolences to the Scott Family. I was deeply saddened by the news of Scotty's passing. My family's thoughts and prayers are with you all during these difficult times. One day we shall all meet again. Until then, may he rest in peace.
Sidney Ricks
August 22, 2013
To the Scott Family,
My sincere condolences and prayer for your comfort and continued strength as you mourn the loss of your loved one. May God continue to bless each of you.
Gloria Poe
August 22, 2013
Sorry for your lost, it was always a joy to see Scotty !!

Shear Ego Hair Salon, Hampton Va.
August 22, 2013
Dear Scott Family,
Our heartfelt condolences are being sent to you all during your loss. Keep Scotty's precious, loving memories in your hearts and he will live there forever.
Be blessed,
The Beckett Family
Newport News, VA
Linda Beckett-Spencer
August 22, 2013
I will forever treasure those fond memories of playing Little League and Pony League Baseball with "Scotty" and Bobby. "Scotty" was always a "class act"! I offer my heartfelt condolences to the Family during this difficult time.

-Wendell Braxton, "Pirates" Team Member, and Brother of Alpha Phi Alpha
Wendell Braxton
August 22, 2013
I worked with Scotty at VNB/Downtown Hampton. He was a fine gentleman and great boss. Enjoy your heavenly sleep my friend. To the family, I am sorry for your loss.
Carmen Barnes Mills
August 22, 2013
The Travis Family wishes to express sincere condolences to the Scott family for the lost of a wonderful and cherished brother and friend. May God give you all strength and peace during this trying time.

Darryl E. Travis
August 21, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Shireen Turner
August 21, 2013
My condolences to the family of Charles W. Scott Jr. in the passing of your loved one. May the God of comfort be with you. Ps. 90:10 Ps. 37:10,11,29. Sincerely, E. Mitchell.
August 21, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Annette Crawley & Family
August 21, 2013
Prayers of comfort for the family
Pat Bryant
August 21, 2013
August 21, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
August 21, 2013
To the family, Scotty will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. His smile was contagious and he was the perfect gentleman. We offer our deepest sympathy to all of you. May you find comfort in God's grace and mercy.
Thomas and Connie Goode
August 21, 2013
Scotty was a great friend and competitor. Condolences to the family in the passing of your love one.

Bernard and Joyce Scott
August 21, 2013
What fun we had playing in Ned's tournaments at Huntington Park. May God Bless your family and friends in their time of need. Much Love at this difficult time.
Debi Dowdy
August 21, 2013
Bobby, Jon, Valerie, and immediate and extended members of the Scott family, I offer my deepest and sincerest sympathies at this time. "Scotty" is someone who possessed unparalleled patience, kindness, and compassion, and commanded the respect of everyone around him. He was enormously well-liked, and your loss is shared by all of us who considered him to be a dear friend. And though he has departed, he will remain in our hearts forever.
Walter Bowser
August 21, 2013
I have lost a friend. From our early days at State to our time on the courts. You will be sorely missed. May God be with the family. Rest my friend.
Dicky Alexander
August 21, 2013
Val, Bobby and Jon:

I am saddened to hear about Scotty. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Cherish the memories.
Faye Cheek Jackson
August 21, 2013
Scott Family:

I pray God's rich blessings on you all in this very sad time, may God's strengthen and comfort you, blessings.
George Miller
August 21, 2013
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
O. H. Smith & Son Funeral Home
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