He was an owner operator in the trucking industry and a member of the Operating Engineers Local No. 103.
He was also a Harley Davidson enthusiast.
Survivors include his wife Denise Scott, sons Raymond Scott Jr., and Howard Thomas III, daughters Ashlie Nicole Scott, Shaundra Marie John (Justin), and Christina Morgan, grandchildren Trey and Seth Cowden, Joseph Morgan, Tamara and Eric Thomas, and Orianna and Jaden John, sister Ruth Oliphant (Bobby), and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service will take place Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at 1 p.m., at the chapel of Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, with Rev. Gibson officiating.
Arrangements were handled by Helm Funeral Home, 1811 Idlewild Ave., Green Cove Springs, Fla., 32043.
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