Dude Scott

Friday, February 14, 1958 - Saturday, January 30, 2016

Loved By Many

Photo of Dude Scott  - 1958-2016

David “Dude” Louis Scott, age 57, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016.

Mr. Scott was born February 14, 1958 in Haywood County and was the son of the late Bobby L. Scott and the late Lillian Mann Rowland. He was a lifelong resident of Haywood County and Dude was well known as a talented rock mason and logger. He had also worked as a pipe and instrument fitter. Dude was a true outdoorsman and he enjoyed hunting, however fishing was his true passion. Mr. Scott was of the Baptist faith. Dude loved his family and he was blessed with many everlasting friendships. He was never judgmental of others and in the words of his family, “Dude had the biggest heart in the world.”

Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Candy Burrell Scott of Canton; daughters, Christina Scott of Canton and Samantha Ballard of Orange City, FL; grandchildren, Jocelynn, Cody and Morgan; his brothers, Dwayne Scott of Raleigh and Derek Scott of Canton; a sister, Jamie Biddix of Canton and many dear friends.

A celebration of life service for Mr. Scott will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Crestview Baptist Church with Mr. Mark Stamey officiating. The family will be receiving friends from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the church prior to the celebration of life service.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Scott family.

Condolences from family and friends

I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family. Dude and I went tho high school together and work at the Little Boy together. He was a great friend. He will be truly missed by all that knew him. R.I.P. Dude
Elaine Grasty Clark
Nothing but good memories,RIP
Wayne Trull (Wayne-o)
Sorry to hear about Dude. You are each in my thoughts and prayers.
Billy Johnson
My deepest sympathy to all of the family. Seems like yesterday the Scott boys were working for us at the restaurant. Time passes us too fast. God bless you all.
Juanita Dixon
R.I.P. Sweet Dude!!!
Mary Messer
To all the family I was so sad to hear of Dudes passing He was like a brother to me in my younger years. He will be greatly missed by all who ever had the pleasure of getting to know him. My prayers are with you all at this time of grief. May God give you all the strength to get through the hard days ahead
Donna Caldwell Griffith
We are so sorry for your loss. Dude was a great person and friend.
Lesa & Danny Ashe
Sorry to hear about the passing of David we all grew up together will be praying for the family.
My condolences to the family. Derek and Dwayne I don't have the words to tell you how very sorry I am for your loss. Your family and ours has such a long history. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Sending my love and a warm hug.
Cindy Dixon-Owen
Candy, So sorry to hear of Dude's passing, he was a good person. I know he will be missed by many. Your family are in our prayers. Polly Anna & Jim Sloan
Polly Sloan
I am sorry to hear dude has passed away he was a great man to have known .I have a lot of good memories of him and his friends in Canton.
Tim English
Dude and I never had a harsh word. We had many wild experiences together, he even took a rap for me on Edisto Island. I can't thank him enough for that. He was quite, and soft spoken. I seldom heard him complain. He will be missed by many.
Rick Taylor
Dude and I were friends for many years. We had several bazaar occurrences, he even took getting busted for me.. I can't thank him enough for that. We never had a harsh word between us, he was soft spoken, and seldom complained. He will be missed by many.
Rick Taylor
Dude and I were friends for many years.we never had a harsh word between us. He was soft spoken, and seldom complained. We had several buzzer occurrences happen, but made it through, he even took getting busted for me, that just shows what kind of dude, Dude was. He will be missed by many.
Rick Taylor