John Allen Scott Sr. (Johnny Boy) was born the youngest of four children. He was born on November 4, 1936 to the late Nettie and Ned Scott Sr. of Ackerville, AL. He transitioned to his new home on August 19, 2020. His Christian Journey began at Siloam Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and other appointed positions. John Sr. affectionally known to many as Johnny Boy, attended Snow Hill Institute, where he graduated in 1955. Johnny Boy was very athletic playing both sports football and baseball. Where baseball being his number one sport, as a pitcher, he was known for his hard to hit breaking curve ball. As a young man right out of high school he journeyed to Baltimore, MD. After a short stay he returned back to Ackerville where he met and married Mary L. Thomas. The union lasted for twenty-four years.
Johnny Boy was employed with Powell and Stone for fifty plus years as a farmer. Also, he worked as a Reserved Deputy (Volunteer) and a Volunteer Firefighter for over twenty-five years. During his retirement you could find him outside doing the things he loved: farming, fishing and hunting.
He has been preceded in death by his parents: Nettie and Ned Scott Sr. and his siblings: Ned Scott, Jr., Earline Thomas Floyd and George Chestnut, Sr.
Johnny Boy leaves to cherish his memories four sons: John (Maggie) Scott, Jr. of Montgomery, AL, C. Roffiel Scott (Keisha) of Minter AL, Lance McConnico and Tyrel (T.J) Thompson both of Montgomery, AL: one daughter Shalonda Thompson of Camden, AL: one sister; Alice Jackson of Fairfield, CA: sixteen grandchildren: Andre Crenshaw, Crystal McDonald, Moniko Scott, Jonniece Scott, Deonter’e Coleman, Jaheim Ingram, Nakyla Jackson, Titus, Trinity, Trenton Stallworth, Preston Thompson, Nickles Allen, Tomareus Irby, Shakira, Zinisha, Alisha McConnico: five great-grandchildren and host of niece, nephews, relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.
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