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Fred Gladstone Morais Scott

March 6, 1929 ~ September 27, 2019 (age 90)

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Fred Scott passed away on Friday September 27, 2019 in Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital Virginia Beach, VA.

Fred Gladstone Morais Scott was born in Hopewell, Hanover, Jamaica, West Indies on March 6, 1929 to the late Cleopatra Addella Scott and James Morais Scott Sr.  He was the 4th of 6 children born to his parents.  He was proceeded in death by his siblings Leo Scott and James Scott.  He leaves to cherish his siblings Winnifred Harper, Anne (Emma) Barnes, and Cleveland Morais Scott.  On October 7, 2007 Fred was married to his loving wife and best friend Barbara Hook and resided in Virginia Beach, VA. 

Fred was a lover of Shakespeare and often quoted memorable “gems” from his work.    He was a member of the British Royal Airforce during WW II and was proud of his accomplishments during his tenure.  He also served as a Police Officer in Jamaica for 10 years and loved to share stories of his adventures as a “cop”.  Once he migrated to the United States, he worked for Fisher Scientific Chemical Plant in Fairlawn, New Jersey and retired after 20 years. 

Fred truly loved the Lord.  He was one of the founders in his home church in Patterson, New Jersey and served as the financial secretary and on the Usher Board for many years.  He was an avid lover of spiritual music and often sang solos in his church.    He moved to Virginia and became a member of New Light Full Gospel Baptist Church for over 20 years and was a part of the Addie Hammond Senior Fellowship Group.  He loved New Light Full Gospel Baptist Church and attended church regularly until he became to ill to attend services on a regular basis.

Fred leaves to cherish his wife Barbara, his daughters: Linda Scott, Andrea Scott, Deanna Shelly Scott, Pauline Farquahson, Donnette Plummer, Christine Joyner, Vivian Smith-Noel, Ester Legare, Annette Austin, and Lara Hook; Sons:  Fred Scott Jr., Richard Scott, Dale Scott, Donovan Scott, Boswell Sams, Norman Hook. He also leaves to cherish, a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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October 3, 2019

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
New Light Full Gospel Baptist Church
5549 Indian River Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Funeral Service
October 4, 2019

11:00 AM
New Light Full Gospel Baptist Church
5549 Indian River Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Interment following funeral service
October 4, 2019

Riverside Memorial Cemetery
1000 E. Indian River Road
Norfolk, VA 23523

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