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Thomas Edward Scott
September 10, 2021 - February 19, 2021
A military graveside service will take place at Virginia Memorial Park, 11490 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551 on Friday February 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to pay their respects at the funeral home may do so any time during business hours Wednesday, February 24, 2021 or Thursday, February 25, 2021 but family will not be present.
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Thomas Edward Scott, 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Lynchburg on Friday, February 19, 2021. He was born in Bedford, Virginia on September 10, 1940 to Waller R. and Beulah W. Scott. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Bernard G. Scott of Mims, Florida.
Mr. Scott was a 1959 graduate of Bedford High School. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army, serving a tour of duty in Korea. Upon his discharge from the Army, he served 30 years in the Virginia Army National Guard attaining the rank of Sergeant First Class. He is also a retiree of the The United States Postal Service after over 45 years..
He is survived by his wife of 57 years Sandra Thompson Scott; his sister Eleanor S. Howell and her husband James of Zion Crossroads, Virginia; his son Michael Scott and wife Tara of Cartersville, Virginia; his daughter Jennifer Trail and husband Daniel of Lynchburg, Virginia; his granddaughter Jessica Witt and husband Dan Quitmeier and their daughter Penelope of Brooklyn, New York; his granddaughter Rebecca Winston and husband Jake of Forest, Virginia; his grandson Ryan Scott and wife Lilianna Perez of Richmond, Virginia; his granddaughter Terri Trail and son Emmitt Mays of Lynchburg, Virginia; his grandson Daniel Trail and wife Kelley and their son Gavin and daughter Hannah of Tumball, Texas.
A military graveside service will take place at Virginia Memorial Park, 11490 Forest Rd, Forest, VA 24551 on Friday February 26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to pay their respects at the funeral home may do so any time after 2 pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 or during business hours Thursday, February 25, 2021 but family will not be present.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association. National Processing Center, Alzheimer’s Association, P. O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011, online at alz.org or by phone at 800-272-3900. Or another charity of your choice.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.
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