John Leonard Scotton Sr.

June 15, 1956 ~ September 19, 2021 (age 65)


Mr. John Scotton Sr., age 65 of Oakdale, passed away Sunday September 19, 2021, at Roane Medical Center. John loved visiting the different churches in the area and getting food. He loved his Bruce Lee movies, so much so that you could say he was a Kung-Fu enthusiast. John loved his cat, Isabelle, but most of all, he loved his family. 

He was preceded in death by his mother: Alice Merritt
His stepfather: Cris Merritt
One sister: Betty Scotton Vazquez
One brother: Richard “Ricky” Swiggett

He is survived by his wife of 45 years: Josie Darlene Scotton
Two daughters: Debbie and her husband Scott Lear of Oakdale and Sherrie Manco of Maryland
One son: John Scotton Jr. and SIssy Roper
Two sisters: Brenda and her husband Troy Marchione of Claymont, Delaware and Helen “Dee” and her husband Bobby Craig of Aberdeen, Mississippi
One brother: Buck McBride and his wife Susan of Carbonado, Washington
Six grandchildren
Four great granddaughters (3 of which are on the way)
Several nieces and nephews
And a host of other family, friends and loved ones.

The arrangements will remain private.

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