AMerican Veteran 11

Henry Derrell Scott

January 11, 1950 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Henry Scott Obituary

Henry “Derrell” Scott, 73, husband of Carla Basden Scott, resident of Allen Bridge Road, entered into rest Friday December 29, 2023 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Born on January 11, 1950 in Pelzer to the late James and Mary Lee Roberts Scott, he graduated high school and joined the United States Army. Having served in Vietnam and Desert Storm, he retired after 20 years of faithful service. Following his time in the Army, he retired from Teknor-Apex after 18 years of service

He was a member of Durbin Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving other than his loving wife of, 42 years, of the home, are his children, Richard M Humphries (Tasha) of Fountain Inn, Benjamin Jason Humphries of Simpsonville, Jennifer Nell Garrett (Donald) of Belton, and Jamie Lynne Bostic (Larry) of Fountain Inn; his brother, Jim Scott (Kathy) of Pelzer; his sister, Frances Crone (Raymond) of Williamston; his grandchildren, Matthew Heil (Hannah Cumbie), Carley Pitts (Travis), Christopher Zito, Shawn Vickery (Payton Poole), Ernest Bostic (Aniston), Hagen Bostic, Taylor Turner (C.J. Ramsey), Tyler Turner, and Gracie Bright; 7 great grandchildren, and numerous extended family and friends that he loved. He was predeceased by a son, Shawn Paul Humphries, and a grandson, Michael Vickery.

Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday at 10:00 AM from the M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Rev. Charles Fuller officiating.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 PM at the Cox Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Ernest “Hunter” Bostic, Travis Pitts, Chris Zito, Shawn Vickery, Matthew Heil, and Larry Bostic.

The family is at the home.

Flowers are accepted and memorials may be made to Durbin Creek Baptist Church, 3798 Durbin Church Road, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.

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January 2, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
201 River Street
Belton, SC 29627

Graveside Service
January 3, 2024

10:00 AM
M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery
140 Inway Drive
Anderson, SC 29621


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