Jack Scott, 81, of Elkins, AR passed away Sunday, August 6, 2023 at his home. He was born August 30, 1941 in Springdale, AR to Winfred Leon and Helen Mae Long Scott.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Carrol Dean Scott.
Jack retired from Arkhola Sand and Gravel after 35 years of service as a mechanic in the maintenance department. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening.
After retiring, he took on a new role, The “Papa Taxi”. He made sure the grandkids made it to where they needed or wanted to go. Jack loved his grandchildren. In later years, Emilee and Caden returned the favor, and became the “Papa Taxi”.
He is survived by his wife, Lee Marlin Scott of the home; daughter, Jackie Terry and husband Eric of Elkins; grandchildren, Emilee Camp and her husband Ethan and Caden Terry; a sister, Lonita Graham of Springdale; along with a beloved host of family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday, August 10, 2023 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Friday, August 11, 2023 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel with Pastor Rex Griffin officiating. Interment will follow in Friendship Cemetery in Springdale.