James A. Scott Jr., 85, of Atlanta, passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born on December 1, 1928 to Andy and Janie Scott in Noblesville, Indiana.
Jim was a Noblesville police officer for 20 years, retiring in 1974.
He liked vacationing in Michigan and Minnesota for over 40 years. Jim enjoyed fishing and hunting as well. He also liked to take the motor home to Salamonie to camp, fish, and enjoy time with family.
He is survived by his wife, Becky, and their children, Brenda (Mike) Clark, Jane (Chuck) Apple, and Pam (Gary) Cox. Also surviving are grandchildren, Mark Gibson, Scott (Donna) Gibson, Randy Craft, Kristina (Mike) May, Lisa Scott, and Cameron Apple; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Ginger.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his sisters, Ruby Miller, Pearl McNew, Kate Baines, and his twin sister, Margie Rector. Also preceding was his special friend and mother-in-law, Edith McAvoy.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Crownland Cemetery, 1776 Monument Street, in Noblesville, with Rev. Stanley R. Sutton officiating.