Leroy Hubert Scott, 82, of Leicester, died Thursday, December 15, 2016, at Mission Hospital.
A native of Haywood Co., he was a son of the late Hubert and Delia Worley Scott. Mr. Scott was a veteran of the U.S. Marines. He worked for Ball Glass for 34 years, and attended West Asheville Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Annie Jo Scott; daughter, Yvette Smith and husband Marvin; son, Jack Leroy Scott and wife Grace; and Papaw of 3 granddaughters, Ashleigh Smith Rogers (Jonathon), Erica Riane Smith, and Delia Grace Scott.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Stan Welch officiating. Interment will follow at Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the West Asheville Baptist Church Elevator Fund, 926 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806.