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James L. Scotton

February 7, 1930 - May 16, 2020
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James L. Scotton of Newark, Delaware passed away on May 16, 2020 at the age of 90. He was the son of James Lester Scotton and Elizabeth Hudson Scotton. He graduated from Newark High School in 1948 and the University of Delaware in 1952 with a degree in Business Administration and was a member ofContinue Reading

Melanie Sharp left a message on May 31, 2020:
Poo, Tina and Little Jimmy - I have such great memories of our neighborhood gang of girls, the Pool, the beach. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary Ellen Crisp (King) left a message on May 28, 2020:
Sincere condolences to the entire Scotton family. When I got my first "real" job at Du Pont, Jim was one of my first bosses. I too remember the infamous "jeezie peezies" and his pipe! I have fond memories of all the co-workers in our group, and enjoyed seeing him occasionally when I would attend the annual get together of the old gang at Christmas time. I know he loved his family and will be missed.
Thomas Langrell left a message on May 26, 2020:
Nancy, my Sympathy to you and the family. I served in the 374th from 1956 until May 1962 Tom Langrell
Johnny Codding left a message on May 24, 2020:
James L. Scotton, 'Uncle Jimmy' to me and I am sad to see him go. Uncle Jimmy you will be missed immensely. Rest easy knowing that the memories you made will be ingrained forever in my heart as well as others, family and friends alike. We will miss your distinct laughter and most certainly your "jeezy peezies." But, most importantly we all will miss the continuous demonstrations of your love for, and dedication to, your family throughout the normal ups and not so normal downs of life. Memories. The greatest memories that stand out for me were back at MomMom & PopPop's when we would all get together as cousin kids. Was it Stevie or Jimmy that pushed Miles out of the tree while the rest of us were filling grocery bags with 'monkey balls' for PopPop. I never saw PopPop run so fast in all my life. Miles was fine but had the wind knocked out of him. He started laughing shortly after PopPop got to him, which didn't go over well with PopPop, but the rest of us were almost rolling with laughter. That was then, what great memories! As our families grew and our lives carried on and we spread out, we saw less and less of each other as more and more names were added to our family trees. Yes, we woud have the occasional large family events and gatherings; weddings, graduations, Anniversaries and sadly funerals. Uncle Jimmy your life was 'full of life' and I am sorry that you're gone. Thank You for your Service to our Country. Rest in peace! God bless you and God bless your family.
Donna Moore Cooley left a message on May 22, 2020:
To the Scotton Family, my mom and I and my family were very sorry to hear of Mr. Scotton's passing. We all remember his smile, his laugh and his kindness. Thinking of you...
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Deborah Resler left a message on May 22, 2020:
My sympathy to the Scotton family. Mr. Scotton was my first boss after I graduated from college in 1979. I have often thought of him with great fondness. Even though I knew next to nothing he was patient, exacting, fair, and made me feel valued. What great lessons I learned from him. And his laugh was contagious.
Arthur J. Scotton, Jr. left a message on May 21, 2020:
I am so sorry it has taken this for me to find my cousin. My name is Arthur J. Scotton Jr., of 1017 W. Church Rd., Newark De, 19707. So close, but yet so far away. I would love to speak to the family. I am sorry for your loss & my prayers are deeply with you. Please feel free to call me at 302 690- 6065. I would love to visit you. I knew you were close, but never had your address.
Donald Knauss left a message on May 20, 2020:
Deepest condolences family. Don Knauss, high school friend Wilmington, DE
Thelma Jackson left a message on May 19, 2020:
Dear Nancy, was so shocked to hear of Jim's passing. Want you to know he was a great boss and friend. Always enjoyed and proud to talk about his children and grandchildren. Please accept our condolences. Thelma and Lou Jackson.
Chris Weleski left a message on May 19, 2020:
To my Poo, I was sorry to hear about Jim. I will keep you, Tina, and the rest of the family in my thoughts and prayers. Jim loved his family and the beach. I will always remember Beach Haven when my mom and I went. I am sure Big Jim is sitting on a beautiful beach in Heaven, smiling and laughing with that infectious laugh. Love you.
Donna Miller left a message on May 19, 2020:
Dear Scotton Family, I am so very sorry for your loss...I had the pleasure of working for Mr. Scotton after I graduated from high school. I remember and appreciated his kindness. I pray your wonderful memories help bring you peace during this difficult time.
Donna Bianchino Miller
Harvey & Gale Whiteman left a message on May 19, 2020:
Nancy & Family We are very sorry for your loss
Sherry Weleski left a message on May 18, 2020:
I was so sorry to hear about Jim. I will pray for all of you in this difficult time. Jim's love of his family and life will always be remembered. When I think of you all, I think of the beach and what a happy time it was for the family and for Chris and I when we were there. God bless you all.
Paula (Sharp) Jones left a message on May 18, 2020:
The Scotton household was a second home for me growing up. I thought Jim was the most fun dad ever, and must confess to having had a bit of a crush on "Mr. Scotton." I recall once when Tina and I were up in her room listening to a 45 rpm record by Diana Ross and the Supremes-- "Big Jim" came in and danced for us. He was a vibrant man with a brilliant sense of humor. His laughter filled the house. Love and condolences to Nancy, Tina and Little Jimmy.
Jim Scotton left a message on May 17, 2020:
love you dad jeezy peasey your memories will be with us all forever. Your loving son Jim
Lynda, Brian & Kenny Daring left a message on May 17, 2020:
So, so, so many wonderful memories of Nancy and Jim and the whole Scotton family! Although our backyards are connected with the grass, our hearts have always been linked with milestones of family celebrations at MomMom & PopPop's! Nobody could laugh long and loud like Jim! We have shared Christmas parties, BBQ's, retirement, graduations, new baby arrival, good-byes to loved ones, cocktails over the fence, and stories upon stories. Jim had a special way of always making us feel so loved like we were part of their family. We always got such a kick out of hearing him across the backyard from the deck--laughing and laughing. Our sweet friend, thank you for always being so loving and inclusive with Brian and Kenny and myself. We love you forever and will cherish our special times together. What a blessing for us---what a gift from God! With All of Our Love, LD, Brian & Kenny
Melissa, Sara & Daniel Scotton left a message on May 17, 2020:
Dearest Pop Pop, We will always remember your exuberant, infectious laughter, your graciousness, your passion, and how your energy and love for life would light up a room. We loved listening to your spirited stories about Newark, Main Street, New Castle, the University of Delaware and the adventures you had with MomMom traveling around the country. Thank you for sharing your love of Long Beach Island with us. What a special place that will forever make us feel close to you. We will miss hearing your laugh, your stories, your jeezie peezies we'll miss the excitement and encouragement you had for whatever we were up to. We feel so lucky to have had you in our lives and we will hold you and your beautiful spirit in our hearts forever. We love love love you Pop Pop. Love, Melissa, Sara and Daniel.
Janice Laine Scotton left a message on May 17, 2020:
God bless our Dad and PopPop. Thank you for so many wonderful and loving memories. We will hold them in our hearts forever.
Julie Scotton left a message on May 17, 2020:
Superb life. Love you Pop Pop! So many memories with you and Nancy. RIP Jim! Love forever, Julie Scotton
Rene Bentley left a message on May 17, 2020:
I'm so sorry about the passing of Mr. Scotton. May he Rest In Peace.
Rene and Keith Bentley
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