Peacefully passed away on July 13, 2013 at the age of 78 years. Son of the late Gord (1980) and Jane (1986) Scott. Husband to Mildred (1993) and Heather. Brother of the late Tom Scott (2001) ( Maxine), and brother-in-law of Phyllis Scott (2002). Son-in-law of Edwin (1990) and Verna (2008) Fox. Brother-in-law of Noble and Elaine Fox. Father of Michael (Lisa), Lynn, Jeff (1992), and Wayne (Bev). Grandfather of Jacqueline, Andrew, Robert, Tyler, Mitchell, Theresa (1995), David, Catherine, Jill, Victoria. Uncle of three nieces and three nephews.
John worked with his father and brother at Scott Flowers and Greenhouses. He returned to school at the age of forty to become an electrician. He ran a successful electrical business until his retirement. He spent over twenty five years as a devoted hockey coach for the Cottam Clippers. He built his own home. He enjoyed spending time in his woodworking shop. He was an avid photographer, capturing his extensive travels for all to enjoy. In his retirement, he volunteered his time within the community. He delivered meals on wheels in Essex and worked at the KingsvilleHistoricalParkMuseum in Kingsville.
Friends will be received at the C. Stuart Sykes Funeral Home, 91 Division St. S.Kingsville from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Funeral Service from the funeral home on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Mrs. Linda Blair officiating.
Interment in GreenhillCemetery, Kingsville. If desired, memorial donations can be made to Essex Minor Hockey, Essex Meals on Wheels, KingsvilleHistoricalParkMuseum or Leamington District Mem. Hospital.