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Earl Louis Scott, Jr. 

Sunrise: October 31, 1963 - Sunset: November 28, 2021

Earl Louis Scott Jr., was born on October 31, 1963 in Milford, DE., to the late Earl Louis Scott, Sr. and Gloria Jean Jones. He departed this life on November 28, 2021 at 58 years old.


Earl was raised in the Harrington/Frederica area and attended Lake Forest High School. He graduated in 1982. After high school, Earl was employed at several local businesses and local harness farms. At the time of Earl’s passing, he was employed with Jimmy Kings Stable. Earl was a man of many hats. He also worked as an under-ground wireman, electrician, and care-giver, most of his life.


In 2007, Earl married his beautiful wife, Christine Nichols. Earl gave his life to the Lord and was baptized in 2006 at Mt. Carmel Seventh Day Adventist Church in Harrington, DE. He loved helping friends and many locals with various needs, as a handyman. Earl will be remembered for his sweet sense of humor. He was the life of the party. He loved spending time with his buddies. They loved him and if he wasn’t already with him, or if he took too long to join them, his buddies would call him to say, “tell Christine to let you come out!” Earl also enjoyed fishing, crabbing, pitching horseshoes, corn-hole, and shooting pool; he was a trophy winner at shooting pool.

Earl leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 18 years, Christine Nichols-Scott of Harrington DE; his daughter, Jada Smith; his sons, Devin Bell (Ashley) of Felton DE, Desmond Bell of Milford DE, Ian Nichols (Nancy) of Milton DE, and Jawuan Smith of Harrington DE; grandchildren, Da’quan Bell, Da’Khari Bell, R’Shawn Oglesby, Ar’mani Baynard, London Nichols, Zoey Nichols, Ian Nichols lll, and Jordyn Nichols; mother, Gloria Jean Jones, three brothers, Curtis Johnson (Marian) of Lanham MD, Anthony Johnson of Milord DE, and Alexander Scott of Dover DE; one sister, Norma Jean Seymore (Ronald), and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Brittany Nichols, Courtney & Morgan Hughes, Dee Dee, and April, loved their Uncle Earl, he was their guy; he was their Uncle Hotshot! Earl will truly be missed.


Lovingly Submitted,

The Family


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