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Floyd A. “Buck” Scott, Sr.

November 13, 1941 - March 29, 2020

Floyd A. “Buck” Scott, Sr., age 78, of Middletown, DE passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Born in Smryna, DE on November 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Earl F. and Louise (Davis) Scott, Sr. Buck retired in 2003 from Schagrin Gas company after 32 years as a service technician. Buck was a talented craftsman whose abilities were limited not by the material, challenge, nor experience, but the amount of spare time in each day. He got his hands on anything with an engine and was especially fond of his red ‘72 Nova, old gas pumps, and his cool parking meter. Buck could often be found at Street Rod shows with his friend, Darwin. The rest of his time was devoted to loving his family unconditionally, and doing anything he could for them. His greatest joy came from spending time with his grandchildren and watching them participate in their various activities. He truly adored each and every one of them. 

In addition to his parents, Buck has now been reunited with his wife of 47 years, Joyce; granddaughter, Cecilia Dawson; nephews, John and Wayne; and nieces, Donna and Tammy. Buck is survived by his three children, Buck, Jr. (Kendall Scott), Jean (Greg Lockwood) and Peggy (Jerry Dawson); grandchildren, Joshua (Caroline Lockwood), Matthew Lockwood, Rebecca Scott, Robert Dawson and Kate Dawson; great granddaughter, Layne Lockwood; brothers, Earl “Buster” Scott and Terrance “T.R.” Scott; special sister-in-law, Fran (Lee Biddle); and many loving nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors. Buck will also be missed by his second wife, Dorothy Hall; and his canine companion, Arturo. 

Funeral services will be held at a later date at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 E. Main Street, Middletown, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Buck’s memory to Lorelton Assisted Living, where he resided for the last five months receiving loving care from the excellent staff, 2200 W. 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805.

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35 Guestbook messages for Floyd A. “Buck” Scott, Sr.

  • Jean and I send our condolences to you all. Love to you as well.

  • Buck Jr, Jeannie and Peggy,
    From all of us Prisock’s, So very Sorry to hear of your Fathers passing.
    It has been so very long since we have seen any of you, but still hold sweet memories of playing together as children and catching lightening bugs at my Mom Moms (Aunt Anne’s) house. While all the grown ups set on the porch, or around the kitchen table. Seems like yesterday! My heart goes out to you all.
    Love and prayers to see you through.
    Your Cousin, Faith

  • Dear Buckey, Jeanie & Peggy I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you all and your families. Your Dad was a very loving and caring man. He will be missed!

  • Buck, Jean, Peggy, and families. We are so sorry for your loss. Your dad was an awesome guy, a man of few words but he spoke he made them count. I appreciated how welcoming your home always was and will always cherish the memories of our childhood.

  • Our heartfelt condolences. You will always be in our memories.

  • My condolences to family and friends.
    So sorry for your loss.

  • Peggy and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Love, Tammy and Mark

  • My deepest heart felt condolences to the family and friends.

  • Jean, I am very sorry to read of you’re dad’s passing. I am thinking of you all. Please take care of yourself.

  • Jean, I was so sorry to hear of your dads passing. I know you were very close and this must be so hard for you. Sending Love and Prayers

  • I’m so sorry for your loss! Your Dad was a great man!

  • A life well lived. Deepest sympathy on your loss. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time.

  • Jean and Greg :
    We send our condolences to you and your Family. So sorry ! You will be in our prayers 🙏💔

  • Miss your smile your kindness. Just plain miss you.

  • Sorry for your loss….

  • All my love Jean, Peg, Buck and Family’s💜
    Your dads smile and laugh will be what always comes to mind first and the love he had for all of you and your family and Aunt Joyce. I am thankful as a child and adult making so many memories with your family. I know your parents where not only family to my grandparents but good friends. The four of them laughing and smiling was infectious always!!!!
    May your memories fill your hearts and bring you peace. We love you !!!
    Stephanie, Aaron and Brooklynne

  • I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Scott. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you through this difficult time of sadness. May you find peace and comfort in your many fond memories of your dear loved one.
    Lanette Bethard & family & Joe Cloud

  • Rest in peace Buck, you will be missed by all, prayers for Dottie.

  • Jean an Peggy,
    So sorry to hear about your Dad. What a great man. He is with your Mom now, an I’m sure she is lining up projects for him. Thinking of you all.

    Nancy Stinson

  • ancesSo sorry to hear of your lost. Condolences and prayers from the Long family.

  • Dottie-I am so sorry for your loss. Chris and I are here for you.
    Peggy Whitworth
    Chris Whaley

  • Dot & Family ,
    I would like to express my sincere sympathies at the passing of Bucky . Many times mom has mentioned him and what a good guy he was . She also has a story about when Bucky was just a young pup and was in deep water and my dad rescued him. When the time is right and a service is scheduled , I`ll bring mom and have her tell you …Let me know if you need anything. Hugs , Debbie

  • Barbara and I,after our retirement, began attending the church where Buck and Dorothy attended. He was such a delightful man to talk with. I loved hearing about his custom car. Our condolences and prayers to his family. He will be greatly missed.

  • Dad,
    You gave so much so many. Few could have been more blessed by your love than myself. You gave me your daughter, my love, my life. You will be forever in my heart.
    Greg

  • Bucky worked with me in my shop for many years. Together, we built many hot rods, race cars and custom bikes. I miss his cleaver solutions for solving mechanical problems. RIP Buck!

  • Buck was always the nicest guy. Always had a smile. He will be missed
    Rest in peace.

  • Our deepest condolences to the family. You’re in our prayers.

  • Was so very sorry to hear of Buck’s passing…I always enjoyed when he and Darwin would stop by to see me on their motorcycles back in the day.
    I met Buck when he came to do some work on my heating system when he worked at Shagrin. I owned a 1971 Nova so we had something in common to talk about. He, Darwin and I went to the Ocean City car show one year which was quite an experience!
    He was one of the nicest people I have ever met.

  • My sincerest condolences to Buck’s family. I only knew Buck through his first wife, Joyce, via Longaberger, but knew Buck well enough to know that he was a smart, kind and determined gentleman. I’ve thought of Buck and his family fondly throughout the years. I know he’ll be missed.

  • It was with deep sadness when we heard the news of Buck’s passing. We both worked with Buck at Schagrin GAS company. He was a great man and always had a smile on his face. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Buck will be missed by many. He was a pleasure to spend time with. He always had the way to make you feel special and what was happening in your world mattered. He was inspirational with his vision and his mechanical abilities of his hands created Hot Rods and motorcycles. Though he was so much more than a Motörhead, his fingerprints run generations as he departs us.

  • Matthew and I were saddened to hear of Pop-Pop Buck’s passing. We are sorry for your loss. The only consolation is that he is reunited with the love of his, Joyce.

  • Buck Jeannie and Peggy ,I’m sorry for your loss. Your Father was a great man,and great father,husband, grandfather and friend. I remember hanging out at your house with Buck many times.RIP BigBuck the coolest Dad on our block.

  • So sorry for your loss. It has been years but he was a nice guy. Yes the younger years of hanging out with the Scott’s but you were part of the family. God bless you all in this sad time.

  • That video was touching!There are alot of things I would have loved to have said to him.Who knows maybe on the other side.Where he got his patience for me I will never know.He was a true example of a man who loved his family and put them first.Buck I know I haven’t seen you in some time but I truly miss you all the same.I have alot of respect for you.