Mr. Ricky Charles Scott, 62, of Uvalda, died Sept. 3 at his home after a brief illness.
He as a native of Cordele and was a 1976 graduate of Ocmulgee Academy in Lumber City, lived in Uvalda for many years. He started his career in the lumber industry with Continental Can in 1976 in Hazlehurst and worked for several years, 17 years with Louisiana Pacific and currently was mill manager at Rayonier/Interfor in Swainsboro. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, uncle, papa, and friend. He was a member of Cedar Crossing Baptist Church, and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by a son, Brent Scott; father, Charles Scott; step-father, Paul Long; and sister-in-law, Rindy Head.
Mr. Scott is survived by his wife, Vicki Jones Scott of Uvalda; children, Kevin Scott and wife Heather of Uvalda, and Sabrina Scott of Blackshear; step-sons, Jamie Scott and Kellie of Mt. Vernon, Jason Scott and Jeremy Scott, both of Dublin; mother, Shirley Long of Warner Robins; grandchildren, Mackenzie Boatright, Koby Scott, Allen Boatright, Taylor Scott, Jalyn Scott, Aubrey Scott, Logan Scott and Kylee Scott; sisters, Cindy Scott of Warner Robins, and Cathy Scott; brothers, Steve Scott and wife Janet of Warner Robins, and Craig Scott; several nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Tammy Murray and husband Jay of Uvalda; brothers-in-law, Timmy Jones and wife Debbie of Uvalda, Kenny Jones and wife Alisa, and Jimmy Jones and wife Kay, all of Hazlehurst; lifelong friend, Johnny Sanders and wife Helen of Uvalda; and caring family friend, Janet Braddock of Cedar Crossing.
Pallbearers were Koby Scott, Allen Boatright, Ryan Lyle, Zach Lyle, Johnny Sanders and Ricky NeeSmith.
Honorary pallbearers Mackenzie Boatright, Taylor Scott, Jalyn Scott, Aubrey Scott and Logan Scott
The funeral was held Sept. 5 in Cedar Crossing Baptist Family Life Center with Pastor Reece Mincey and Kevin Scott officiating. Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery in Lumber City.
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge.