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Jeremiah D Scott

January 12, 1946 — December 2, 2018

His name was chosen when his mother, Rosa A. Scott opened the Bible to the Book of Jeremiah. Mr. Jeremiah Scott was born on January 12, 1946 in Maxeys, Georgia.

Jerry moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1951. Jerry (at a young age) professed a hope in Christ and was baptized by Rev. L.L. Smith at Union Baptist Church (West Indianapolis). Jerry served the Lord by singing in the Choir.

He attended Indianapolis Public School William Penn #49 and graduated from George Washington High School, Class of 1964.
Jerry retired on disability from RCA in 1969. He received his Bachelor of Science from Indiana University, Kelly School of Business on May 10, 1979.

Throughout his life, Jerry was a bowler, pool player, sewer, swimmer, cook, woodcarver, worked on cars, houses, handy man and attended to his flowers, plants and vegetable gardens. On September 12, 1993, he was united in holy matrimony to April D. Bell. Together they shared 25 years of blessful marriage. April had met her rock, her best friend, and wonderful husband in Jeremiah Scott.
Jerry lived a very active life. Besides travelling to family reunions yearly, he held memberships in the Men’s Ministry, Men’s Choir, Prayer Warriors, Sages, Neal-Marshall Alumni Association and W.I. Roots.

Jerry was a loving, caring, giving and devoted son, brother, friend, father, uncle and husband. He truly loved God, family, his friends and he will be greatly missed. Being the first grandchild born, Jeremiah is preceded in death by his mother, Rosa A. Scott Braxton, his step-father, Joseph P. Braxton, his sons, Daymond L. Scott, Christopher Bell; his aunts, Bea Hill, Grace Hoke, Ruth Hughes and his uncles, Henry Scott, Walter Scott, John Scott, Pat Swanson, Joe Swanson.

Jerry leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, April D. Scott; sons; Jeremiah F. Scott, Kenneth Bell, daughters; Therea Ivey, Patricia A. Scott, Rockea Bell, Aundrea Bell, sisters; Loretta C. Taylor, Bessie Ward, grandchildren; Tequon , Tyshanay Ivey, Christopher, Sierra, Quintoria, Taylor, Jamyah, Noelle, Jeremiah Scott ll, Deon, Devin, D’Aundre, Kynadey, Mackenyze Bell, great grandchildren; Tracya Ivey.
Nieces; Antoinette R. Taylor, Kristen A. D. Rogers; great niece and nephews; Cervante’, Anthony, Xander Taylor. Aunts; Margaret Scott, Leona McIntire, Alberta Benson, a host of relatives, friends and church family.

The visitation is Friday, December 7, 2018, 10am - 12pm, with the service at 12pm at Light of the World Christian Church. The interment will immediately follow at Washington Park North Cemetery.

*All floral and memorial tributes should be delivered to the church on Friday after 8:30am.

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Visitation

Friday, December 7, 2018

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Light of the World Christian Church

4646 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 7, 2018

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Light of the World Christian Church

4646 Michigan Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46228

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