Pastor H. Jay Scott Sr.


Pastor Dr. H. Jay Scott Sr. , age 85. Sunrise April 23, 1932 in Live Oak, FL and Sunset July 24, 2017 in Columbus, OH.

Pastor Scott  was a Veteran of The U.S. Navy and retired from Galilee Baptist Church and DCSC.  He was the Past President of Baptist Pastors Conference, member of Ministerial Alliance and Christ Memorial Baptist Church.

Pastor was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Mary Etta Tatum Scott and siblings, Larcellus, Norman, Leroy, Benny, Willamae, Margaret, Thelma and Lethea.

Left to cherish his memory, wife of 60 years, Shirlee A. Judge Scott; sons, Michael (Alfie) Scott, Henry (Sharon) Scott Jr., Ron (Yolanda) Scott, Larcellus (Marisela) Scott, and Shannon (Ann) Scott; daughters, LeTheria Harrison, LaDreene Scott and Yolanda (Ron) Greggs; 25 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends at 5:00pm and Home Going Services will begin at 6:00pm Sunday July 30, 2017 at Christ Memorial Baptist Church 3330 E. Livingston Ave.  Interment 10:00am Monday, July 31, 2017 at Union Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. Brother William & Sister Jennifer Twitty and family - Raleigh, NC

    Mrs./Sister Scott and family,

    Our prayer is that God continues to grant you comfort, encouragement and peace. We shall forever have fond memories and appreciate for Pastor Scott especially because of the love, spiritual guidance and support he provided to our family during his former tenure as Interim Pastor at 7th Avenue Community Missionary Baptist Church.

    Be Encouraged- Psalm 121

    God bless,

    Brother William & Sister Jennifer Twitty and family – Raleigh, NC

  2. Ms. Kerri Scott

    In Memory of a wonderful man, who for all purposes for many years was a father, a pastor, a mentor, a confidant, and most importantly; a friend. The best grandfather to my children. May your lovely soul forever rest in peace!

    You will be missed. May God Bless your Soul!

  3. God has called a great man HOME to be with HIM! to God Be The Glory!

  4. Gwendolyn Ridley Davis

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Pastor Scott leaves a legacy of great faith and love.

  5. Thelma Brooks

    To my former accounting student, Shannon and family, please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of Pastor Scott. I know you will miss him, but I hope you can also celebrate his life as he goes to his eternal home.

  6. Stan and India Harris

    May God grant a peace that surpasses all understanding during this most difficult time. Pastor Scott will always be remembered for his kindness, Faith, and dedication to God’s purpose for his life! Find comfort in your memories.

    God Bless!

  7. Rev. Kenneth S. Green,

    I am saddened by this news but I take joy in know him and his journey. Pastor Scott has gone from labor to reward take your rest well done good and faithful servant well done.


    Shannon and Ann , so sorry for the loss of your love one, praying for comfort and strength to get you through the rough times!
    God Bless you all!

  9. Myra Hawkins Newbern & Family

    To the Scott Family,

    My condolences go out to you in the loss of Pastor Scott.

    I met Pastor Scott while he was Interim Pastor at Christian Valley Baptist Church & he recruited me as his secretary. I really enjoyed working with him & his old school preaching.

    Thoughts & prayers go out to you in your loss!

  10. Elaine Edwards

    My condolences to my pastor until his retirement! Praying for the family Love you all! GOD Bless

  11. Morris Watkins

    My pray for this family & those who had the chance to fellowship w/this Saint this is a true celebration…going up Ontario St. to bare witness of what Christ-like should be, then a couple of years I a chat @ church with Mr. Scott what a Blessing…..He has pleased God and received his rewards.

  12. Pastor Marvin & Gwendolyn Newman

    To the family of our dear friend and brother Pastor: H.Jay Scott, Sr. Know that we are praying for you at this time. For our brother has gone on home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ. May God keep you and bless you always.

  13. To the Scott Family,

    Pastor Scott was a great source of strength and encouragement as our Interim Pastor at Seventh Avenue Community Missionary Baptist Church. God sent him at the right time and season. I will always remember him as a man of great optimism, wit, wisdom, and compassion.

    My prayer for you is that God grant you peace and understanding at this difficult time.

    God Bless,

    Karen Moore

  14. Aunt Shirlee & Family. Growing up, I remember Uncle Henry as a very kind and patient man. In fact, I don’t think I ever heard him raise his voice except in the pulpit. He was loved by many and will be missed by even more. God Bless You Family. My sincere condolences. One LOVE.
    Your niece, Donita Judge
    Denville, NJ

  15. Pastor: Marvin & Gwendolyn Newman

    To the family of Pastor H.JAY Scott, Sr., Know that we are praying for you at this time as our brother and friend has gone on home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.” May the God of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you always.

  16. My grandfather conquered everything he started and made sure he was the best. <3

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