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Dr. Apostle Ivan V. Scott Sr.

Dale City, Virginia

Jul 26, 1959 – Mar 25, 2017 (Age 57)


July 26, 1959
March 25, 2017
Dale City, Virginia


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Ames Funeral Home Obituary

Dr. Apostle Ivan V. Scott, Sr., 57, of Dale City, VA, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was a native of Nansemond County (Suffolk), VA, and was the son of the late James & Almeda Scott. He was preceded in death by his brothers Reginald Scott and Willie "June" Perkins. Ivan graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 1978. In the fall of 1978, he joined the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Persian Gulf War (Desert Storm). While serving in the Marine Corps, he met the love of his life Sharon Scott, and after dating for 6 years, found her to be his one true love, and they were married for 27 years. Ivan was the proud father of three children: Carlton Hogan, Ivan V. Scott, Jr., and Ivory Scott. Following the war, Ivan worked at the United States Postal Service until his retirement in 2016 from both the Postal Service and Marine Corps. Ivan answered the call to ministry in 1995, and in 2003 became the Sr. Pastor and founder of Spirit of the Lord Worship Deliverance & Healing Centers, Int'l. Apostle Scott received a doctorate in Theology from H.E. Wood Bible Institute. He leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved wife, Sharon Scott; three children, Carlton Hogan (Takeysha), Ivan Scott, Jr. (Te'Kisha), and Ivory Scott; six grandchildren, Carlton Hogan, Jr., Carlton Hogan III, Arianna Scott, Carlton Hogan IV, Cheyenne Hogan, and Talia Scott; Sisters, Bonita Knight (Gene), Angela Scott, and Jacqueline Robinson; nieces, Tilkelia Robinson and Chasity Burnette; nephew, Tony Robinson; aunts, Bertha Powell, Ruth Hairston, Louise White, Annie Buie, Catherine Peterson, Margenia Hall; uncles James Stagg, and James Myrick, and a host of relatives and friends.

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Today we remember a friend,brother and great servant of the host high God, a man who was pregnant with the word of God for Nations directed and inspired by the holy spirit. As for me and our Churches in Lusaka Zambia we also always cherish his love for the poor and continue to pray for his soul. May God keep and protect his vision that many shall be reached through his vision

Its with grief that we learn about the passing on of the great son whom we met in 2005 and may the good lord comfort the family more especially the wife Sharon and the entire church.As a Church in Zambia we stand with you during this difficult time

To Ivans family, I send you my deepest condolences. May the comforter be with you in your time of need. Ivan was my FIRST best friend in the fourth grade...I never told him he was my Best Friend. I wish I had. Bonita, I hope you remember me Moses Byrd when you lived on 8th st.

To the family! My wife and I want you to know that we send our condolences and thank our Lord for the peace that HE ALONE can give during times such as this! We love you and will continue to keep the family of our friend Dr. Ivan in our prayers.

I first met Apostle Scott when he began an outreach service at my hotel in Suffolk. He was truly a great Man of God. We had many discussions and shared our faith in our GOD and his Son. I pray that our Lord will give you peace with the Apostle's passing and rejoice in that he is with our GOD and Savior!

We were sorry to hear about Ivan and our heartfelt sympathy goes to you and your family. We will continue to be in prayer with you. We all will reunite in heaven on that great day.

Sharon, our hearts are with you during this time. Our sincere condolences' to you and your family. With love and remembrance.

The Davis family is sorry for your loss of a great man.May God keep u in his hands.They Davis family of the late Deacon And & Deaconess Alean Davis of Old Mount Calvary Baptist Church. The Davis family.

To the Scott Family, I am the sister of the late Gregory L. Rodgers (who passed away 12/30/13). Ivan delivered a very touching tribute to my family at the homegoing services of my brother. My family and I are saddened to learn of your loss. We pray God's peace upon you during these most difficult days. It gladdens me to know that the two buddies have reunited on a road that we all most one day travel. Our prayers are with you. Denise Rodgers Bynum