hoyt arlo ‘teet’ scott

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Mr. Hoyt Arlo “Teet” Scott, 91, of Bear Creek, passed away Monday, June 13, 2022, at FirstHealth Hospice in Pinehurst.

The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Tyson’s Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Wachs officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

“Teet” was the son of the late Lonnie Scott and Nellie Dixon Scott. He worked as a painting contractor and started More Heat Manufacturing, before he and his wife founded Southern Supreme Fruitcake & More. In addition to his parents, he 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, Ricky Scott, Sandy Scott Brown and Randy Scott, all of Bear Creek; one brother, Robert Cecil “Bob” Scott of Bennett; one sister, Dixie Holt of Siler City; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

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.