Obituary: James A. Scott Jr.


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James A. Scott Jr., 85, of Atlanta, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Born Dec. 1, 1928 in Noblesville, he was the son of Andy and Janie Scott.

He was a Noblesville police officer for 20 years, retiring in 1974. He liked vacationing in Michigan and Minnesota for more than 40 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting as well. He also liked to take the motor home to Salamonie to camp, fish, and enjoy time with family.

Survivors include his wife, Becky; children, Brenda (Mike) Clark, Jane (Chuck) Apple and Pam (Gary) Cox; grandchildren, Mark Gibson, Scott (Donna) Gibson, Randy Craft, Kristina (Mike) May, Lisa Scott and Cameron Apple; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Ginger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Ruby Miller, Pearl McNew, Kate Baines and Margie Rector; and mother-in-law, Edith McAvoy.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. April 25 at Crownland Cemetery, 1776 Monument St., Noblesville, with the Rev. Dawn Cuthbert officiating. Online condolences may be made at