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EDWARD RAY SCOTT, JR.

October 1, 1953 — February 21, 2024

MARRERO

EDWARD RAY SCOTT, JR.

Edward R. Scott, Jr. (Lil Eddie) entered eternal rest at his residence on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at the age of 70. He was a native of New Orleans, LA and resident of Marrero, LA. Edward was a graduate of Holy Rosary Institute in Lafayette, LA, and he attended SOWELA Technical Community College (Bunch Village Vocational Center) and Delagado Community College. He was a self employed brick mason for 50 years and Masonry Instructor for 16 years with Joseph A. Cullier Career Center. Eddie was a member of O. J. Dunn Lodge # 85 M.W. Prince Hall G. L. of Louisiana, where he served as Worshipful Master from 2016-2021. Loving father of Essence Jackson-Chapman, Robert William Scott, Edward Ray Scott, and the late Baby Edward; surrogate father of Joseph Michael Lee; son of the late Edward Scott, Sr. and Elnora R. Scott; stepson of Louise B. Scott; grandson of the late William and Alma Adams Smith, Frank Raymond, Sr., Willie “Gus” and Camilla Brown Scott; brother of Cynthia S. Green, Eleanor Faye S. Donatto, Linda S. Reimonenq, Constance Baker-Howard, Netta Faye Baker, Candy (Sharon) S. Cagnolatti, Patrick Baker, Edwin Baker, and John Sharper; uncle of Darnell Green (his devoted godson), Gary Donatto, Marlon Green, and the late Toby-Ray Donatto; nephew of Ceola Raymond Dumas, and Octavia Raymond; father in law of Christopher Enoch Chapman; son-in-law of Robert and Lueverner Berkhalter; godfather of Blair Harris Woodly, also survived by 3 grandchildren, 2 surrogate grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church and all neighboring churches; members of O. J. Dunn Lodge # 85, M.W. Prince Hall G. L. of Louisiana, Eureka Consistory #7, Valley of New Orleans, Orient of Louisiana , Platta Temple #15 AEAONMS, and Westside Shrine Club are invited to attend the Homegoing Celebration at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1000 Walkertown Way, Marrero, LA on Friday, March 1, 2024, at 10:00a.m. Pastor Thomas J. Brown, Jr., officiating. Viewing will be held from 8:00a.m.-9:50a.m. ONLY at the church. Interment: Evening Star Cemetery-Harvey, LA. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.


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Friday, March 1, 2024

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Friday, March 1, 2024

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1000 Walkertown Way, Marrero, LA 70072

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