George Richard Scott
June 18, 1953 - May 29, 2021

George Richard Scott (known as “Junior” or “Scott”) was called home on May 29, 2021 at Brunswick Cove Nursing Home. He was born June 18, 1953 in Wilmington, NC, the second child of the late Richard Buster Scott and the late Areatha Everette. He is the product of the New Hanover County School System having graduated from Williston High School in Wilmington. He found work locally cutting grass and working odd jobs around town. George landed a steady job at a local factory located in Wilmington. He worked there until the factory shut down. Afterwards, George managed to find work locally in order to earn a living.

As a young man, George was a member of St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church. Later in life he attended and joined St. Matthews Church of Leland. He was active in the church. George collected the offerings on Sunday, he was a choir member, and faithfully participated in the food distribution for the food bank.

George found a long-time companion in Veronica Halsey of Wilmington, NC, until her death in 2001. He often called her David his brother-in-law. George was an easy-going man who liked to laugh and have a good time. He enjoyed being with family and friends.

George was preceded in death by his older sister, Shirley Mae Scott-Davis. He leaves to cherish his memories: Brother-in-law, Earl Davis, Jr. of Maryland; nephew, Brian Davis (Venita) of Maryland; niece, Adena McClendon (Anthony) of Maryland; cousin, Olivia Dowe (Paul Sr.); cousin, Janice Dowe (Paul Jr.); 3 great-nephews, 2 great-nieces, and a host of cousins.


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