OBITUARY: Harry Carlton Scott


Harry Carlton Scott, age 87 of Dickson, Tennessee passed away on Friday, March 24, 2023 at Horizon Medical Center.

Born in Dickson County in Vanleer, Harry was a son of the late Carlton H. and Etta Kate Wolfe Scott.

He served his country in the U. S. Army, where he was a medic and trained as an X-Ray technician.  Harry received his bachelor’s degree from Austin Peay State University and had also attended classes at Ole Miss.  He retired as a cost accountant for the General Electric Corporation.  Harry was a member of Dickson First United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Martha Brown and by a brother, Bill Scott.

Survivors include his wife, Gail Harrington Scott, Dickson; three daughters, Valerie Sawyer and her husband, Scott of Dickson,  Karen Saunders and her husband, Tim of Fairview, and Debbie Harris and her husband, Scott of San Antonio, TX; one brother, Jimmy Scott of Georgia; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He chose cremation and no formal services are planned at this time.

For those desiring, memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the American Cancer Society.


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