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“So sorry to hear about Scotty. Our prayers are with y'all. ”
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Billy Charles Scott, Jr. (Scotty), age 53, of Sturgis, MS, left for his heavenly home Friday, January 7, 2022, due to complications from diabetes and kidney failure.
Scotty was born in Meridian, Mississippi, on May 14, 1968, to Billy Charles and Patsy LeJune (Sullivan) Scott. However, at a very young age, Scotty was gifted with an additional mother when his dad married Shirley (Parker) Scott in 1974. Together, Bill and Shirley provided Scotty with a life filled with a little work, having Mom as a teacher, Dad as his coach, lots of ballgames, hunting trips, and family vacations.
Scotty graduated from Scott Central High School and then received a football scholarship to East Central Community College where he earned his Associate's degree in electrical technology. After his college graduation, Scotty enlisted in the US Army where he served in Frankfurt, Germany, and Desert Storm before ending his enlistment at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington. After his US Army tour of duty, Scotty returned home where he married Nicole (Vanlandingham) Scott in 1995, and they had two beloved children, Nacona and Tristan.
Scotty loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing and watching sports, and he really enjoyed his affiliation with Whitetails Unlimited. He loved people and never met a stranger. Scotty worked with utility companies, and installed fiber optic cable in various U.S. states. Before his retirement, Scotty proudly served as a deputy with the Choctaw County Sheriff's Department. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Scotty is survived by his son, Justin Nacona (Rebekah) Scott from Sturgis, MS; daughter, Tristan Nicole Scott from Ackerman, MS; parents, Billy and Shirley Scott from Ackerman, MS; sisters Elizabeth (Scotty) Hill from Maben, MS, and Andrea Scott from Ackerman, MS, along with three nieces (Hayden, Morgan, and Ryleigh), a nephew (Preston), his former wife, Nicole Scott, and numerous cousins and friends.
Scotty was preceded in death by mother Patsy Sullivan and grandparents, Charles and Irene (Hunt) Scott, James and Eunice (Tucker) Sullivan, and Hosea and Earlene (Pettit) Parker.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 10, 2022, 1:00 p.m., at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS, with Rev. Jerry Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Bradley, MS. Visitation will be held Monday January 10, 2022 beginning at 11:00 AM till service time at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Funeral Home
Coleman Funeral Home
9150 Highway 12 E Ackerman, MS 39735
Tel. (662) 285-6628

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