A private celebration of life service will be held for Mr. Howard Scott who passed on September 10, 2020.
Mr. Howard Scott was born on August 30, 1925 in Gueydan, Louisiana to the parentage of Henry and Agnes Scott.
Howard served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1953 and was highly decorated. He served as an Infantry Rifleman, was a Prisoner of War and Battlefield Commissioner. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor, Bronze Star, Purple Heart with 2 Clusters and POW 1951 in Korea. He was honorably discharged in 1953 ranked as Second Lieutenant.
Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his parents, Agnes and Henry Scott; a special friend, Lena Bell (Jane) Bryant; sisters, Thelma Maxey and Vera Parks; half brother Haywood Scott and half sister, Hazel Scott.
He leaves to cherish memories of him with 6 children, Gloria McMillan, Willie C Bryant, Annie Pearl Bryant, Lamar Bryant, Brenda Bryant and Randolph (Betty) Bryant; his grandchildren, Pollynesia (Lee) Green, Shawnesia Bryant, Clarence (Cassandra) McMillan Jr, Ralph Jr Garmon, Lamar (Christina) Bryant Jr, Xavier Bryant, Kevin Woodard, Steven (Bree) McMillan, Derrick (Wendy) Woodard, Cierra (Webster) Williams, Chereece Bryant, Sedrick (Renee) Bryant, Tony Vereen, Wenford Isaac and Natalie (Kenneth) Bryant- Garard; 22 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Nova Scott and Kenneth Scott; 1 brother in law, Eldridge Parks, Sr.; 5 nieces, Patricia Maxey, Lynda Williams, Cheryl (Roger) Parks Thunell, Celeste Parks and Carla (Jacob) Parks-Pecarsky; 2 nephews, Glenn (Tonya) Maxey and Eldridge Parks Jr; 7 great nieces/nephews; 10 great-great nieces/nephews and other relatives and friends.
There will be a viewing on Friday September 18, 2020 from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29 th Street, Tampa, Florida. Due to the current CDC restrictions, we are asking that you use the visitation as an opportunity to pay your final respect. For your convenience and safety, we have extended our visitation hours.
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