Kent Champion Scott
Kent Champion Scott
  • May 31, 1952 - June 11, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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Dr. Kent C. Scott, 65, of Charleston, SC, passed onto a peaceful place Sunday, June 11, 2017. He was born on May 31, 1952 in Greenville, SC, son of Juanita Gillespie Scott and Champ Scott. Kent graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of South Carolina in 1974. He then earned his Doctorate in Medicine in Dentistry from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1978. Kent was a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The SC Board of Dentistry and SCDA Coastal District Dental Society. He practiced dentistry for over 40 years in the Charleston area and his patients valued his expertise as well as his wonderful sense of humor.

Kent was an accomplished pianist. He enjoyed traveling, and most of all, he was devoted to his friends and family. He was also a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Charleston.

Kent is survived by his brother, Robert Carey Scott and Carey’s long-time and loving partner, Melisa “Pud” Bates of Charleston, SC. Also, he is survived by Myrtie and Harold Gillespie and their children Jean and Scott Gillespie and by Jack and Evelyn Reid and their son, George.

Friends and family are invited to attend his visitation on Wednesday, June 14th from 6-8 PM and the funeral on Thursday, June 15th at 11:00 AM at The Mackey Funeral Home in Greenville, SC. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Following the burial, a celebration of life service will be held at the Westin Hotel in downtown Greenville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals On Wheels of Charleston, SC.