John Diego Scott known to family and friends as “Junior” or “Scottie Rock” was born into this life on February 4, 1965 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas to John Arthur and Fannie Mae Dixon Scott.
He passed from this life on Saturday, November 20, 2021 in Arkadelphia. He was preceded in death by his father, John Arthur Scott; his brother, Pierre Scott; his grandparents, Charlie and Luvenia McNeil Scott and Ed and Willie Washington Dixon; and his brothers-in-law, Glenny “Woody” Graham and Henry Wilson.
The memories he made will continue to lift the spirits of his mother, Fannie M. Scott; four sisters, Brenda Graham, Jacqueline Wilson, Monica Scott, and Donna Scott; one, brother, Phillip Scott and a bonus sister, Jackie Flowers. He also leaves a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousin and numerous friends.
There are many ways to describe John: kind, intelligent, generous, sensitive, creative, entrepreneurial, adventuresome, gregarious, loyal, and funny. His charisma and comical spirit were infectious. So many were privileged to know him and call him a friend.
He was widely-known for his trade mark “Usssssk ussk” and was always the life of the party.
Services will be held at the Arkadelphia Rec Center on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. with Dr. Lewis A. Shepherd, Jr., officiating. Interment will be at Spring Hill Cemetery in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Visitation will be on Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Tyson Ross, Jerry Scott, Perry McCauley and Chris “Smoke” Summerville. Honorable to mention are Greggory Bullock, JaMarr Bullock, Sedrick Moody, Shunn Harrison, Rickey Ross, Kenneth McClure and William Harris.