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Jesse Franklin Scott Sr. of Saluda, gently closed his loving eyes on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, Gloucester. He was born Dec. 3, 1935 in Middlesex County. He was the son of the late Lucy E. Scott and Temple Banks Jr.

Jesse served as a Deacon at Immanuel Baptist Church, Saluda, until his illness. He was a retiree of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock, and was an active member of the Bethlehem Star Masonic Lodge in Saluda.

He was married to the late Virgie E. Norman. From that union, four children were born: Gloria Ann, Jesse Franklin, Charles Eric and Jeffery Alban. He also had a daughter, Karen Redmond. On Dec. 1, 2002, he was remarried to Dorothy Latimore. They were happily married for 17 years until his death.

Jesse was preceded in death by his son, Charles E. Scott.

He will be remembered by his wife, Dorothy Scott; two daughters, Gloria Paige (Charlie) of Gloucester and Karen Redmond of West Point; two sons, Jesse F. Scott Jr. of Richmond and Jeffery A. Scott of Middlesex; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The public viewing will be 3-7 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020, at J.K. Redmond Funeral Home. A private service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, followed by the interment in Immanuel Baptist Church Cemetery, Saluda.

Friends may view the service by Zoom; dial in 929-436-2866, Zoom ID 8081603895, password 683968. The public is welcome to join the family at the cemetery.