CHARLOTTE, NC -- John H. Scott, of Charlotte, NC, died January 1, 2013. He was born April 21, 1925 in Hattiesburg, MS and had lived in Hattiesburg and New Orleans. John was an ET3 electronics technician in the US Navy from 1944 thru 1946. He graduated from Clemson University in 1948 with a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Mr. Scott was a longtime resident of Albany, GA. where he had a private electrical engineering consulting practice and was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Albany. In 2004, John and Mary Catherine moved to the Charlotte area to reside at Aldersgate Retirement Community. They currently are members at Back Creek Presbyterian church in Charlotte
A quiet gentle man, John was an avid outdoorsman, shooting enthusiast and enjoyed with bow and arrow.
Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his parents John H. Scott, Sr. and Rebecca Evelyn Gallman Scott and brother George Gallmann Scott.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years Mary Catherine Scott; four children John Starke Scott and wife Tandy of Riverside, CA., William Steve Scott and wife Anne of Waxhaw, NC., Sarah Strobel and husband Gary of Mooresville and Mary Raymond and husband Roger of Houston, TX.; four grandchildren Brian Scott of Waxhaw, NC, Justin Scott and wife Heidi of mill Creek, WA., Perryn and Katie Raymond of Houston, TX.
A Life Celebration Ceremony will be held on Friday, January 4th at 3PM in the chapel at Aldersgate Retirement Community, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC, 28215. Online condolences may be addressed to www.carolinafuneral.com.
Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center
Charlotte, NC 704/ 568-0023