Hubert E. Scott, 87, was born Dec. 17, 1922 in Spencer to Wilbur Scott and Jessie Henderson Scott.
He attended Greencastle High School and graduated in 1941. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Army and served our country in World War II.
Mr. Scott began working at IBM Corporation in 1962 where he retired after 25 years of service. Being the community service person that he was, Hubert served for many years working with the Boy Scouts of America as well as serving as an officer for the local chapter of the NAACP. His stewardship as a deacon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church is what he was most passionate about.
He leaves to cherish his memory eight children, Jessica Scott Underwood, Craig P. Scott, Barbara Earleen Mays (Kelvin), Linda Lee, Robert Newsome, Corrinna Newsom, William (Wes) Scott and Tyrone Scott; brothers John Scott, Louis Scott and Frank Scott; sister Ruth "Betty" Edmonds; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with visitation from 11 a.m. to time of service. Burial will follow immediately at Forest Hill Cemetery.