Charles S. Scott, 74, of Rainelle, WV, formerly of Lewisburg, WV, passed away Saturday, May 3, 2014, at his home following a sudden illness.
He was born in Fayetteville, WV, to the late Sanford “Joe” and Helen Mullins Scott. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Pamela Scott.
Charles attended Grassy Meadows Gospel Lighthouse. He loved to spend time with his family and friends, especially drinking coffee with whoever entered his home. He enjoyed reading his Bible early in the mornings.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Charles attended Fayette County schools and graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1957. Following high school, he served in the U.S. Army.
Charles had a very successful, busy life. After serving his years in the Army, he ran his own gas station in Fayetteville called Scotty’s. Later he opened his own insurance company through All State Insurance. Eventually, he was in the real estate field, which was his career for the next 40 years of his life. He received many awards and recognitions during his real estate career. Mr. Scott was also a licensed contractor and built many homes in the Lewisburg area. He had a passion for horses and going to horse races.
Survivors include his wife, Vicky L. Scott of Rainelle; one son, Joseph Terry Jr., and one daughter, Savannah L. Terry, both at home; one special nephew (grandson), Bryson Ormsbee; nephew, Ethan Redden of White Sulphur Springs, WV; two great nieces (granddaughter), Georgia Holcomb and Natalie McClung; two special nieces, Madison Ormsbee and Ashley McClung, both of Dawson, WV; one sister, Marion Ennis of Fayetteville; and a very special friend, Michael Wilson of Hot Springs, VA.
Services will be held at the Gospel Lighthouse in Grassy Meadows on Thursday May 8, 2014, at 1 PM with the Rev. Buzzy Keller officiating. Burial will follow at the McElhenney Cemetery at Grassy Meadows. Friends may visit with the family at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel in Rainelle on Wednesday, May 7, from 6-8 PM.
Send online condolences to www.wallaceandwallacefh.com.
Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the May 6, 2014, edition of the West Virginia Daily News.