James Richard Scott, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at his residence in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 63 years, 5 months, and 10 days. He was born in Burkesville, Kentucky on Tuesday, August 10, 1954, the son of Ray Douglas Scott and Lydia (Prewitt) Scott. He was of Church of Christ faith, attended Burkesville Church of Christ, and was an Accountant for Manning Motors. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his aunt, Lois Coffey of Burkesville, his uncle, Roger Scott of Albany, several cousins, and special friends, Christie Wray, Margaret Vibbert, Linda Keen, Barbara Stearns, Junior Branham and Dovie Melton.
The funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with burial in the Liberty Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 until the funeral hour.
In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to Liberty Cemetery c/o Libby Norris, 2220 Celina Road, Burkesville, Ky. 42717 (checks made to Liberty Cemetery Fund).
Norris-New Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at www.norris-new.com.