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3994 Monroe Hwy
BALL, LA 71405
Phone: 318-640-1375
Fax: 318-641-3012
Ernest Scott

Ernest Scott Jr.

Saturday, August 19th, 1950 - Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Mr. Ernest Scott, Jr., age 68, of Boyce, Louisiana, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Scott will be held on Wednesday January 2, 2019 at Mt. Herman Baptist Church, 9151 Hwy. 1 North, Lena, Louisiana 71447 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at the Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Leesville under the direction of Gallagher Funeral Home and Crematory. Friends may come for visitation on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the church.

We will always remember.

First Sergeant Retired Ernest Scott Jr. [23 years] who enlisted in what will undoubtedly be his most courageous reconnaissance mission on Wednesday December 26, 2018.

As a Vietnam veteran, we will remember him for his bravery, strength, and patriotism. Through his work in juvenile and adult corrections, we will remember him for his candor, compassion, and persistence.

His family though, will remember him simply as husband, son, brother, uncle, dad, and Paw Paw. We will remember the man who would courageously modeled his journey in faith and walked as such in all he did. We will remember a man who was stern but gentle in the lessons he sometimes struggled to teach us. Like always wash your hands before touching anything in the kitchen, do not start something you are not willing to finish, only hit your sibling if they can hit you back, how a movie day snuggled up together or a quite fishing trip are often the best medicine and to never forget who is fighting in your corner.

As a man who loved and was loved by many, there are three truths that Scott taught us that we will remember most of all. First, that Heavens not too far away. Second, that sometimes hardships are merciful blessings and third, that we can talk with him anytime.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Victoria Scott

Scott is survived by his father Ernest Scott Sr., his wife Elizabeth, his siblings: Randolph, Ricky, Shelia [and Felthers], Clara; his children: Angel, Ronald [and Rhonda], Ernest [and Sonja], Kina, John Michael, Kati [and Dan], Joshua [and Britney] and Keisha. Scott is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

At this time, his family asks for your prayers and patience.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Mt. Herman Baptist Church
    Address
    9151 Hwy. 1 North
    LENA, LA 71447
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Mt. Herman Baptist Church
    Address
    9151 Hwy. 1 North
    LENA, LA 71447
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    Officiant
    Pastor Charles Joiner
  • Interment

    Location
    Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery
    Address
    3348 University Blvd.
    LEESVILLE, LA 71446
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Rodrick and Irene Holiday-Oliver

Posted at 09:42am
Rodrick and I offer our deepest condolences. Bro. Scott was a bigger then life person with a personality and smile to match. He will truly be missed.
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From all your children blood related, or not, u loved us all. We will miss you Daddy. Fly high with the Angels
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Barbara J Sharper

Posted at 11:58am
Let me give my condolences to the family, its never easy to accept nor understand death, but let us hold onto 2nd Cor 5:8 to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. One day we will shed no more tears family. Scott has seen Aunt Victoria and Aunt Pick lol and many more. I lived next door to Scott, but I called him June, I was 16 years old and he was 20 years old. June was a protector, I remember him checking on his young cousin with love and strength. He was such a strong man, physically and mentally, yet he had a gentleness that cause me to love and respect him. I did not see him too much once he went into the military but I know he became more of what I remember him best for. Rest on June. Love Barbara

Lois Reeks

Posted at 06:20pm
Look back on the memories you have shared. Look forward to when you will see him again. Prayers for Gods comfort to surround Elizabeth and all the family.
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