Melton Scott


TRENTON Melton Eugene "Gene" Scott, 70, died Saturday evening, Nov. 24, 2012. Mr. Scott was retired from Tipton Steel Erectors of Chattanooga. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a Veteran of the US Army. He worked as a draftsman, Welder, Layout Man, and pipefitter. Much of his work can be seen around Chattanooga in the iron fences around the Chattanooga Aquarium or in the iron steps. He loved taking long rides, hunting, and fishing. He was an avid flea marketer known locally as the tool man.He was preceded in death by his parents Ernest P. and Ethel Jane Dawson Scott, and three brothers.Surviving are wife Mary N. Scott, of Trenton, Ga.; two daughters Gloria (Randy) Cloud and Marie (Matt) Wooten-Anderson, of Trenton, Ga.; one son Michael (Cindy) Scott, of Trenton, Ga.; two sisters Cecil Teems, of Rossville, Ga., and Louise Sheets, of Soddy Daisey, Tenn.; three brothers Kenny Scott, of Nashville, Tenn., Wilson Scott, of Nashville, Tenn., and Bobby Scott, of Rossville, Ga.; eight grandchildren Keith, Allen, Chancie, Chase, Corey, Katie, Becky, and True; nine great-grandchildren Ashley, Camden, Lateesha, Lexie , Aja, Nina, Josie, Chloe, and Allie; Also several nieces and nephews.Family gives a special thanks to Janie Sheets who gave special care to her uncle.Visit to share memories and condolences.Funeral services will be held Wednesday Nov. 28, at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel with Rev. Eddie Cantrell and Dewayne Roberson officiating. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.Family will receive friends today and Tuesday from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton, GA.

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