Stanley F. Scott
Virginia Beach - Stanley Fitchett Scott, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, Stanley was born in Eastville, VA Aug. 3, 1923, to Pauline Stella Parramore and Tucker Murray Scott. Graduating with the first class of Northampton High School, 1941, he went to Washington D.C. and worked for the British Purchasing Commission from June to Dec. 7th, 1941, then worked throughout 1942 for Newport News Shipyard. Attended the United States Merchant Marine Academy graduating Feb. 1945. He saw action in the Pacific during WWII, and was torpedoed on Aug. Friday 13, 1943. Stanley attended Randolph Macon College in '46 -'47, where he met Dorothy Mae Duncan, they were married Sept. 23, 1950. Dorothy predeceased him on Dec. 14, 2005. After attending the University of Virginia, he returned to sea as 2nd engr. He returned to Richmond and worked for International Harvester Co. for four years when he established the business, G & S Equipment Co., Inc. in 1954, in Chesapeake, selling farm and industrial equipment. Selling the business in 1986 he devoted his time to real estate holdings.
He enjoyed raising a family and living out his life overlooking the waters of the Chesapeake Bay from his home in Va. Beach. And the highlight of each of his last 40 years was hosting his family and friends for the 4th of July at his cabin "The Last Resort" on the Eastern Shore.
He is survived by his three children and their spouses; Robin Scott Angle and Sonny of Herndon, Va., Thomas Michael Scott and Hope of Great Falls, Va., and Stella Scott Schreiber and Allen of Mountain Brook, Ala., and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by one grandaughter, Haley Scott.
There will be a memorial service at Old Donation Church on December 27th at 12:00 o'clock with a reception to follow. Internment will be private.
Donations may be made to The Laps for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at: 6 Office Park Circle, Suite 209, Birmingham, AL 35223, or LapsforCF.org
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Published by The Virginian-Pilot on Dec. 24, 2012.