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Jessie Lee Scott, Sr.

September 3, 1933 January 5, 2019
Jessie Lee  Scott, Sr.
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Obituary for Jessie Lee Scott, Sr.

Jessie Lee Scott, Sr. was born on September 3, 1933 in Bishopville, South Carolina, son of the late Fred Issac and Carola Scott. Jessie lived in Roselle for 65 years.

Jessie was employed as an Assembler at Ford Motor Company in Edison for 27 years, retired in May 1990. He worked at the former Allen Industries in Rahway for over 20 years.

He was a member of Heard A.M.E. Church for many years where Jessie was ‘Father of the Year’ in 2011.

He was a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Over the years, he traveled with his wife to South Carolina to visit his family. He was a very good cook and enjoyed sitting on his porch in the summer watching people and cars go by. Jessie loved eating at White Diamond in Roselle and McDonalds. And he never missed playing his ‘pick its.’

Jessie was a devoted husband to the late wife, Mildred Scott who passed away on June 9, 2018.

On Saturday, January 5, 2019, Jessie departed this life at Overlook Hospital in Summit at the age of 85.

Jessie Lee Scott, Sr. leaves to cherish precious memories, his son, Jesse Lee Scott, Jr. (Valerie); two daughters: Gail Roberts (Kevin) and Helen Scott-Crawford; 7 grandchildren: Tameko Herbert, Gregory Crawford (Shelleta), Amber Crawford, Kevin Roberts (Tameika), Dana Crawford, Jordan Scott and Jessica Scott; 7 great-grandchildren: Payton Chandler, Carrington Chandler, Gavin Crawford, Kevin Roberts III, Michael White, Anthony Herbert, Jr. and Kaylyn Roberts; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.


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Visitation

Friday

11

Jan

6:00 PM 1/11/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Heard African Methodist Episcopal Church

310 East 8th Avenue
Roselle, New Jersey 07203

Heard African Methodist Episcopal Church
310 East 8th Avenue Roselle 07203 New Jersey
United States

Service

Saturday

12

Jan

9:30 AM 1/12/2019 9:30:00 AM
Heard African Methodist Episcopal Church

310 East 8th Avenue
Roselle, New Jersey 07203

Heard African Methodist Episcopal Church
310 East 8th Avenue Roselle 07203 New Jersey
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosehill Cemetery Final Resting Place

792 E. Edgar Road
Linden, NJ 07036

792 E. Edgar Road Linden 07036 NJ
United States
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