November 20, 1936 – April 23, 2022
On April 23, 2022, Jerry Dan Scott passed away peacefully at home with family due to complications from Lewy Body Dementia. He was 85 years old.
Jerry was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas to Cecil and Ruby (Reynolds) Scott, and grew up in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Jerry was a Navy Reserve veteran, and he worked for 35 years as a mechanic for Kraft-General Foods in Modesto, California.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Ruby (Reynolds) Scott. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sue Scott, their sons Cris (Linda) Scott, Craig (Maria) Scott, Kip (Melissa) Scott, Troy (Lindy) Scott, and his brother Barry (Kay) Scott. Additionally, he is survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Jerry’s family is forever grateful for the wonderful care he received by his doctors, nurses, and health care professionals during his illness.
Interment and memorial services are pending. Family members will notify loved ones in the future when services are scheduled.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his name to Covenant Care Hospice 125 N. Broadway, Suite 1A, Turlock, CA 95380, (209) 664-2550.
Barry Scott saysMay 3, 2022 at 11:49 pm
My Brother, you leave many memories for us all. We love you, miss you, and certainly, we respect you and the proud way you lived your life. I can only wish that we had been closer and could have shared more time and smiles. Sue and your sons and the many relatives will continue to share your legacy Jerry.
Maria Aceves-Scott saysMay 3, 2022 at 5:39 pm
JJ you will be greatly missed by my family. Thank you for being such a wonderful man and the best father-in-law a girl could ask for. I love you, Poppy.