Cecil Tate Scott
September 8, 1947 -
November 28, 2018

Visitation

November 30, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Service 

December 1, 2018
1:00 PM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Cecil Tate Scott, age 71, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 1 PM on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Old Orchard Cemetery.

Cecil was born on September 8, 1947 in Marshall County, TN to the late James Fowler and Martha Simpson Scott. Mr. Scott served during Vietnam in the U.S. Army, and he earned his bachelors degree in Business from Middle TN State University. Cecil was co-owner of C & S Plastics until 2013, when he retired. After retirement, he enjoyed watching U.T. Football, NASCAR, and spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Scott passed away on November 28, 2018 at his residence.

Survivors include his son, Jimmy (Louise) Scott of Franklin, TN; daughter, Amy Scott (Timothy) Clem of Ardmore, TN; grandchildren, Nora Scott, Amelia Scott, Logan (Olivia) Clem, Maggie Clem, Adam (Kelly) Clem, and Samantha Clem; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Ray Scott, and Larry (Nancy) Scott; sister, Kathy (Mike) Sorrells, and Barbara (Bill) Kreykembohm; and caregiver, Neal Scott.

Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM – 8 PM on Friday, November 30, 2018 at Higgins Funeral Home. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Cecil Tate Scott.

In lieu of flowers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, DC 20090-8018, The family of Mr. Scott would also appreciate you donating blood at your local blood drive, in memory of Cecil.

https://www.lls.org/support/financial-support/co-pay-assistance-program

https://www.panfoundation.org/index.php/en/donate

Video Services

21 Comments

  1. bj

    I am so sorry for your loss of Cecil,my condolences to the Scott’s families.John 11:25.

    Reply
  2. Bettye Thompson Benslay

    So sorry for the passing of Cecil. I have know him all my life and always considered him a close friend. Loved playing basketball with him Phil Cobb, who we also loss to early and Kaye Thompson after the season was over every year in high school. So sorry Neal my friend and your family. So sorry I couldn’t make it today. RIP Cecil

    Reply
  3. Sissy Parks

    I am so sorry to know that Cecil has passed on. He was a good friend and neighbor.

    Reply
  4. Sissy Parks

    I am so sorry to know that Cecil has passed on. He was a good friend and neighbor.

    Reply
  5. Sissy Parks

    I am so sorry to know that Cecil has passed on. He was a good friend and neighbor.

    Reply
  6. Debbie and Buford Patrick

    So sorry to hear of Cecil’s passing..prayers and peace for the family

    Reply
  7. Michael Oakley

    Jimmy,
    I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad.
    My family will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    The Oakley Family

    Reply
  8. Peggy Sue Armstrong Coleman

    I found a new relative that I will never met in person. From all the tributes I know that I missed meeting a great person. I thank him for his service. May God bless his family and friends.

    Reply
  9. Donna and Johnny Dyer

    Johnny and I are so thankful that we were able to spend some time with Cecil recently. We have a long history with the Scott family. He will be greatly missed. Our love and sympathy goes out to Cecil’s family. God bless you all.

    Reply
  10. Mary Sue (Warren) Green

    So sorry for the death of Cecil. He was a great person and will be missed. May God comfort each of you during this sad time and in the days to follow . You are in my????

    Reply
  11. Joe Travis

    I never met Cecil, but I know that his impact and influence that he had on his family and those around him will continue on for generations. Stay strong Scott family. We’re thinking about you. From the Travis family, GA.

    Reply
  12. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Kathy and family, I’m so sorry to hear of Cecil’s passing. He was such a sweet man. and was a good neighbor when I lived beside him. He will be missed my many.

    Reply
  13. June Douglas

    I was so sorry to hear of Cecil’s passing. I am praying that God will comfort you all.

    Reply
  14. Tanya Neill

    A tremendous loss. Prayers for the family.

    Reply
  15. Alice Pack

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you.

    Reply
  16. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    To the Family,

    We are very sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed seeing Cecil and stopping to chat with him about his family. He was so very proud of them! May God comfort you and give you peace during this difficult time.

    Reply
  17. Jason Winn

    We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmy’s dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Reply
  18. Ross Bryson

    To my brother and the rest of the family, so sorry for your loss. Mr Cecil was a great man heaven has truly gotten an angel. God bless love you all

    Reply
  19. Kim McWhirter

    I’m so sorry for this sweet family’s loss. Cecil was a kind man. Praying for you all ??

    Reply
  20. Linda F. Williams

    Guys I am so sorry for your loss. Cecil will be greatly missed. He was a good friend and I loved him. Please submit his picture to the Warrior Exhibit at the Recreation Center here in Fayetteville. We would be honored to have his picture!

    Reply
  21. Fonda Blair

    Cecil was a great man. He shall be missed. I am sorry for his loss & am praying for his beloved family & caregiver. His sacrifice in Vietnam being exposed to Agent Orange caused his calamity with Leukemia & Lymphoma. I will never forget you & your comrades sacrifice in Vietnam. You now belong to Heaven’s best. I know God has a great honor in Heaven for you. RIP

    Reply

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21 Comments

  1. bj

    I am so sorry for your loss of Cecil,my condolences to the Scott’s families.John 11:25.

    Reply
  2. Bettye Thompson Benslay

    So sorry for the passing of Cecil. I have know him all my life and always considered him a close friend. Loved playing basketball with him Phil Cobb, who we also loss to early and Kaye Thompson after the season was over every year in high school. So sorry Neal my friend and your family. So sorry I couldn’t make it today. RIP Cecil

    Reply
  3. Sissy Parks

    I am so sorry to know that Cecil has passed on. He was a good friend and neighbor.

    Reply
  4. Sissy Parks

    I am so sorry to know that Cecil has passed on. He was a good friend and neighbor.

    Reply
  5. Sissy Parks

    I am so sorry to know that Cecil has passed on. He was a good friend and neighbor.

    Reply
  6. Debbie and Buford Patrick

    So sorry to hear of Cecil’s passing..prayers and peace for the family

    Reply
  7. Michael Oakley

    Jimmy,
    I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad.
    My family will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    The Oakley Family

    Reply
  8. Peggy Sue Armstrong Coleman

    I found a new relative that I will never met in person. From all the tributes I know that I missed meeting a great person. I thank him for his service. May God bless his family and friends.

    Reply
  9. Donna and Johnny Dyer

    Johnny and I are so thankful that we were able to spend some time with Cecil recently. We have a long history with the Scott family. He will be greatly missed. Our love and sympathy goes out to Cecil’s family. God bless you all.

    Reply
  10. Mary Sue (Warren) Green

    So sorry for the death of Cecil. He was a great person and will be missed. May God comfort each of you during this sad time and in the days to follow . You are in my????

    Reply
  11. Joe Travis

    I never met Cecil, but I know that his impact and influence that he had on his family and those around him will continue on for generations. Stay strong Scott family. We’re thinking about you. From the Travis family, GA.

    Reply
  12. Kim Halcomb Cowart

    Kathy and family, I’m so sorry to hear of Cecil’s passing. He was such a sweet man. and was a good neighbor when I lived beside him. He will be missed my many.

    Reply
  13. June Douglas

    I was so sorry to hear of Cecil’s passing. I am praying that God will comfort you all.

    Reply
  14. Tanya Neill

    A tremendous loss. Prayers for the family.

    Reply
  15. Alice Pack

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you.

    Reply
  16. Jimmy and Diane Buchanan

    To the Family,

    We are very sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed seeing Cecil and stopping to chat with him about his family. He was so very proud of them! May God comfort you and give you peace during this difficult time.

    Reply
  17. Jason Winn

    We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmy’s dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Reply
  18. Ross Bryson

    To my brother and the rest of the family, so sorry for your loss. Mr Cecil was a great man heaven has truly gotten an angel. God bless love you all

    Reply
  19. Kim McWhirter

    I’m so sorry for this sweet family’s loss. Cecil was a kind man. Praying for you all ??

    Reply
  20. Linda F. Williams

    Guys I am so sorry for your loss. Cecil will be greatly missed. He was a good friend and I loved him. Please submit his picture to the Warrior Exhibit at the Recreation Center here in Fayetteville. We would be honored to have his picture!

    Reply
  21. Fonda Blair

    Cecil was a great man. He shall be missed. I am sorry for his loss & am praying for his beloved family & caregiver. His sacrifice in Vietnam being exposed to Agent Orange caused his calamity with Leukemia & Lymphoma. I will never forget you & your comrades sacrifice in Vietnam. You now belong to Heaven’s best. I know God has a great honor in Heaven for you. RIP

    Reply

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