|Birth: ||May 3, 1935|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 2006|
William Edwin "Ed" Scott died Wednesday in Lake Butler. He was 70.
Mr. Scott was born in Caryville and moved to Hawthorne in 1958 from Gainesville.
A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he retired from the Alachua County road department after about 35 years of bring a heavy-equipment operator
He was a member and chairman of the deacon board at Ochwilla Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by seven grandchildren killed in a vehicle accident on Wednesday.The grieving grandfather was overwhelmed with pain and heartbreak on hearing his seven grandchildren were taken from him as the result of a fiery accident in Florida Jan. 25 involving a stopped school bus and a tractor-trailer rig.
Survivors include his wife, Katie Scott of Hawthorne; daughters Amanda Lee Scott of Hawthorne and Barbara Jean Mann of Lake Butler; sons Richard Allen Clark, William Edwin Scott Jr. and Eric Jerome Scott, all of Hawthorne; brothers Neal Scott, T.D. Scott, Julian Scott and Bruce Scott, all of Starke; a sister, Edwina Willis of Orlando; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Katie Lee Scott
Ochwilla Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Kristy Thomas
Record added: Jan 28, 2006
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