Michael Dewayne Scott
Michael Dewayne Scott
  • September 18, 1972 - August 21, 2017
  • Fort Worth, Texas

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Michael Dewayne Scott, 44 of Fort Worth Texas, passed away on the 21st, of August 2017. He was born in Port Arthur Texas on September 18, 1972. Michael graduated from Lincoln High School in Port Arthur and received a scholarship to play basketball for Cisco Junior College. After 2 years he was then scouted by the University of Arkansas in Monticello where he continued to play college basketball. He was married to Sherry Sliger on April 19, 1997 in Arlington Texas where they have continued to live.

Michael had a career in Commercial Electric working as a Journeyman Electrician with Johnson Electric for 18 years, then the company was restructured by Adam Jones into L2 Electric where Michael was promoted to a Service Manager for the next 2 years of his career. His passion was volunteering to coach his daughter at the YMCA in Fort Worth in basketball and volleyball. He became “that coach” that everyone wanted their children to play for. He was loved by our whole neighborhood, anytime people needed something from electrical to just fixing their kids bicycle tire he was always willing to help.

He was preceded in death by his Aunt Felicia Levine in November 2011 and his father Andrew Scott Senior in July 2016. He was survived by his wife Sherry Sliger-Scott with whom he had a daughter China Cheyenne Scott. His mother Edna Levine Flugence & step father Bill Flugence of Port Arthur Texas. He had two brothers: Andrew Scott Jr. and Kenneth Scott Sr. along with two sister-in-laws Deidre Ward-Scott and Katina Scott.

He had a cousin that was close enough to be another brother, Corey Harris & wife LaShawnda Harris. He had 3 nephews Kenneth Jr., Daniel, and Elijah Scott. He had 2 nieces Canisha & LaKendria Scott. He also had 6 other cousins all who reside in Houston Texas.