(Posted August 1, 2007)
Horace Joseph Scott, 60, a native and resident of Houma, La., died Monday, July 30, 2007, at 9:30 a.m.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Josephine Verdin Scott; two sons, Horace Joseph Scott Jr. and his wife Leslie, and Heath Lee Scott and his wife Kimberly; two daughters, Jeanice Scott Sarkkinen and her husband Timo and Jennifer Scott Way; one brother, Nelson John Scott and his wife Rosemary; one sister, Rita Scott Gregorie and her husband Wiggin; 14 grandchildren, Jonathan Sarkkinen, Katie Sarkkinen, Jacob Way, Hannah Way, Abigail Way, Sarah Way, Rachel Way, Rebekah Way, Ariel Scott, Brett Scott, Grant Scott, Heather Scott, Hunter Scott and Gage Scott; and two step-grandchildren, Corey Robichaux Jr. and Emilee Robichaux.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Scott Jr. and Azelia Verret Scott; one son-in-law, the Rev. Donald Way; one granddaughter, Tabitha Way; two brothers, Norris Anthony Scott and Morris Scott; and two sisters, Adeline Scott Brunet and Earline Scott.
Horace was self-employed welder.
He is buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery.
Chauvin Funeral Home of Houma is in charge of the arrangements.