A.M. “Bo” Scott Jr., 85, of Center, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016, in Nacogdoches.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Tim Perkins officiating. Interment will follow at Old Salem Cemetery in Shelby County.
Mr. Scott was born November 7, 1930, in Center, to Audrey M. Scott and Zina M. Fountain Scott. He served in the United States Army, where he retired after 20 years of service. Following his retirement from the Army, Mr. Scott worked as a policeman and a fireman for the City of Center for 22 years. He loved cooking and was an avid outdoorsman. He especially enjoyed taking care of his livestock.
He is survived by
Son: James Scott and wife, Pat, of Tomball
Son-in-law: Chris Byrnes and wife, Tina, of Center
Step Daughter: Terry Hughes and husband, Eddie, of De Queen, Arkansas
Step Son: Steve Glaze and wife, Sue, of Tennessee
Chris Scott of The Woodlands
Jay Scott of The Woodlands
Collin M. “Trey” Byrnes of Center
Christopher M. “Beau Buster” Byrnes of Center
Cheyenne Byrnes of Center
Shane Hughes of De Queen, Arkansas
Morgan Bailey of Center
Bryana Cox of Center
Tiffany Pope of Center
5 Great Grandsons
3 Great Granddaughters
Sister: Ollie Mae Octivares of Center
Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends
Preceded in death by
Wife: Laura McSwain Scott
Wife: Marie Glaze Scott
Daughter: Lisa Renee Scott Byrnes
Parents: Audrey M. Scott and Zina M. Fountain Scott
Brother: Sam Scott
Pallbearers will be Chris Scott, Jay Scott, Collin M. “Trey” Byrnes, Christopher M. “Beau Buster” Byrnes, Morgan Bailey and Beau Scott. Honorary pallbearers will be L. D. Eaves, Eddie Hughes and Center Volunteer Fire Department.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Center Volunteer Fire Department.