Dewey Lourice Scott
Dewey Lourice Scott, 90, of Orange, died Saturday, Dec. 10, in Orange.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. David Berkheimer of Community Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Born in Ardmore, OK., on Aug. 4, 1921, Dewey was the son of Dewey C. and Carrie Eunice (Woodcock) Scott. Dewey served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was the owner of Scott Construction, Inc., a building contractor from 1950 to 1983. His houses exhibited the same characteristics as his personality, well-founded, strong and honest. More importantly than building good houses, Pop provided a good home for his family.
Preceded in death by his wife, Naomi Faye Scott; and sister, Bernice Owens, Dewey is survived by his sons, Dewey Ray Scott, Norman Dale Scott and his wife, Renda, and David Ezelle Scott and his wife, Emma, all of Orange.
He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Natalie Martinets, Robin Humprey, Shawntel Holcombe, David Scott, Angela Moore, Damon Scott, Julie Hughes, Beth Otego, and Matt Scott; sixteen great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800. Washington, DC 20004.