John Scott Jr.
A life lived well is a life remembered. John W. Scott, Jr. (Scotty), passed away on Friday, May
4, 2018. He will be remembered long into the future for his impact on the many lives he
touched, his acts of kindness and his modeling of living a selfless life. He was born in Pittsburgh,
PA on June 16, 1931 and graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Miami in 1950.
After receiving a football scholarship to Rollins College, the football program was closed. He
enlisted in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1954. While on leave in
Daytona Beach, where his family had purchased the Streamline Hotel, he met the love of his life,
Helen Crowe on St. Patrick’s Day. They married three weeks late as he was being stationed in
Germany. She joined him there two months later and their oldest son Joe was born there. Helen
and Scotty were married 65 years as of this past April 14, 2018. He worked at S&S Cafeteria in
Daytona, Tampa and Atlanta before joining the IBEW, Local Union 756 where after 4 years of
apprenticeship, he became a Journeyman Electrician and served as a Local Business Agent, he
was an instructor at Daytona Beach Community College and spent numerous years working at
the Cape. He was a 50 plus year member of the IBEW where he made many lifelong friends.
He is survived by 2 sons, Joe (Lisa), John III (Toni) and a daughter, Terri (Randy),
grandchildren, John (Bobbie) Andrea (Brian) Sarah (Mark) Adam (Mandy) and Lydia. He is
survived by his sister, Ginny Dowling (Tom) and brother, David Scott, great grandchildren,
many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held on June 17, 2018 at 3:00 pm at
Providence Church, Ormond Beach, FL. A scholarship fund has been established in his honor
for his youngest granddaughter and light of his life, Lydia Hamel. Checks can be made out in
her name and sent to 280 Bayridge Court, Ormond Beach, FL 32174.