Mr. Hoyt Arlo “Teet” Scott, 91, of Bear Creek, N.C. passed away Monday, June 13, 2022, at FirstHealth Hospice in Pinehurst.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Tyson’s Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Wachs officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Following the service, the family will receive friends in the Family Life Center at Tyson’s Creek. He will lie in repose from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Joyce-Brady Chapel.
Teet was born in Chatham County, NC in 1930, son of the late Lonnie Scott and Nellie Dixon Scott.
He worked as a painting contractor from 1950 to 1970 and then started More Heat Manufacturing. He and his wife Berta Lou then founded Southern Supreme Fruitcake & More. Having a vision to provide the public with something good using just two ovens, their business grew into a company that sells and ships fruit cakes, cookies and numerous other items throughout the world. Teet treasured his family and adored his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a friend to all who knew him and leaves a legacy in the hearts and lives of many.
In addition to his parents, Teet was preceded in death by eight brothers and four sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Berta Lou Scott of the home, four children; Belinda Scott Jordan and husband Wayne, Ricky Scott and wife Gail, Sandy Scott Brown and husband Hugh and Randy Scott and wife Lisa, all of Bear Creek; one brother, Robert Cecil “Bob” Scott and wife Shelby of Bennett; one sister Dixie Holt of Siler City; eight grandchildren; Christopher Jordan (Susie), Jonathan Jordan (Amy), Derrick Scott (Michelle), Kyle Scott (Mariah), Jason Brown, Scott Brown (Brittany), Rae Scott Fields (Justin) and Zac Scott (Caitlin) and seventeen great-grandchildren, as well as a host of family and friends.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Tyson’s Creek Baptist Church, 10891 Siler City-Glendon Road Bear Creek, N.C. 27207 or to FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, N.C. 28374.
Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com
Joyce-Brady Chapel is honored to serve the Scott Family.