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Leon Scott

January 30, 1953 ~ September 3, 2019 (age 66)

Obituary

Leon Scott, 66 of Gainesville, Florida peacefully passed away at Haven Hospice Care Center on September 3, 2019 after a lengthy illness.

Leon is survived by daughters:  Lakeenya Scott-Tyson (Robert), Shanteria Scott and Cambriette Scott, Stepdaughters:  Mazella Anderson, Shontelle Anderson and Jasmine Clark, Stepson: Leon Scott, Brothers:  Edward Charles Scott (Deneen), Anthony Holmes (Harriett), Joseph Holmes (Debbie), Jake C. Young, Jr., John Young and Leon Young, Sisters:  Lenetha Scott, Novella Folston (Ernest), Mae Taylor, Lillie Mae Jones (Ronnie) and Glenda Young, Stepmother:  Ella Mae Young,  Aunt:  Sylvia Johnson of Jacksonville, FL, Grandchildren:  Venus, Cari, Ashanti, Brian, Bryce, Talyn, Elijah, Tyjuantae, God, Janaja and Antonio, Great Grandchildren: Ja’Miya and Theron, Brother-n-Law: Kevin Lynum and Caregiver:  Joseph Oates  all of Gainesville, Florida.  A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sorrowing friends also survives Leon.  His parents Rosa Lee Holmes (Joseph), Jake C Young, Sr., Brothers: Isiah Scott and Robert Scott preceded him in death. 

The family would like to especially thank the staff of Haven Hospice for their care.

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Friday
September 13, 2019

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church
804 SW 5th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

Celebration of Life
Saturday
September 14, 2019

11:00 AM
Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church
804 SW 5th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
September 14, 2019

Grasslawn Cemetery
2837 NW 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32609

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