Southaven, MS –
WILLIAM BYRON SCOTT, 84, retired milk distributor, was born March 14, 1931 in Coldwater, MS and passed away August 31, 2015 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – DeSoto. Mr. Scott was a member of Colonial Hills Church in Southaven. He is survived by four sons, Ronald Scott (Becky), Kenny Scott (Lou), Gary Scott (Charlotte), all of Horn Lake, MS, and Dale Scott (Janice) of Southaven; one daughter, Terry Howard (Patrick) of Ashland, MS; one brother, Ernest Pyle Scott of Memphis, TN; one sister, Waurine Dancy of Poagville, MS; 11 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Ruth Scott. Visitation will be Thursday, September 3 from 2:30 p.m. until the service begins at 4:30 p.m. at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven. Burial will follow in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Southaven. The family requests that any memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.