Charles A ScottFebruary 2, 1943 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 77)
Charles A. Scott was born on February 2, 1943, the oldest son to Virttie B. and Sonny Scott in Jacksonville, Texas. He attended school in Jacksonville and Longview, Texas. In 1959, He left Longview headed to California in search of his Dad. Charles returned to move his mother and siblings from Longview, Texas to Ontario, California and then on to Banning California in 1962. He met and married the love of his life May Belle on November 4, 1963. To this union, Charles and May Belle had four children (Cassandra, Virttie, Charles Jr., Corey). Charles set about teaching them life skills. His children remember him as a driven father who always encouraged them to pursue their goals. He was a witty and dedicated individual who loved his family. Charles worked in detailing and automotive services for Plaza Motors as well as various jobs in Palms Springs, California. Charles loved to go fishing and was a good cook. He was known especially for making many signature dishes; his fried fish, sweet potato pies, collard greens, hot water cornbread as well as his hog- head cheese that was everyone’s favorite. In 1995 Charles became an active and dedicated member of the Institute of Divine and Metaphysical Research, Banning Branch where he came to know of his Heavenly Father, “Yahweh” as he really is and actually exists. He enjoyed the choir and embraced this teaching until his demise. He is preceded in death by his beloved mother; Virttie B. Crawford; father, Sonny Scott; stepfather, Coil Crawford; 3 siblings, Henry Lee Scott, Jerry Lee Scott and Rayfor Williams; 1 grandson, Demetrius Bolden. His wife, May Belle Scott; survives Charles as well as his children; Cassandra Hutton(Anthony) of Banning, CA., Virttie Lewis(Will) of Moreno Valley, CA., Charles Scott Jr. (Tangi) of Hemet, CA., Corey Scott (Marquisha) of Moreno Valley, CA. and Davinna Gentry of Victorville, CA.; 5 siblings; James Scott Sr. (Maggie) of Banning, CA., Willie D. Scott Sr., Moreno Valley, CA., Billy D. Scott Sr. (Willie Jo), Banning, CA.,
Patricia Parker (Frank), of San Diego, CA., Cynthia Scott-Harris, Banning, CA., and Lisa Scott, Moreno Valley, CA. 13 grandchildren, Jahmar McDonald, Niasha Maxwell, Willie Lewis, Michael Lewis, Qualamon Scott (Jamie), Tierra McKinley, Ramon Lewis, Benny Brown Jr., Monet Scott, Marcel Scott, Stephon Royster, Adrien Gentry, and Kalyn Mumprey 11 great grandchildren; Shalea, Jordan, Ayana, Kasia, Channin, Ji’Aier, Demetrius, Tyler, Choyce, Phaaraoh, King Luie 5 aunts; Ozie Mc Peters of Palm Springs, CA, Jannie Ruth Wallace and Marie Hicks of Longview, TX, Margie Oliver and Zelma Fields of Houston, TX; 1 uncle, Paul Leadon of Chillicothe, IA A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.