Gerald "Scotty" L. Scott, 85, of Florida, formerly of Canton passed away on June 9, 2015. Scotty was born in Newark, Ohio on August 20, 1929 to the late Ralph and Hazel Scott. He served in the US Navy during Korea and was employed by Ohio Power for 34 years retiring in 1991. He was actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America since 1946. Scotty was a member of the American Legion and the Elks Lodge in Ft. Pierce, FL. Preceded in death by his first wife Myra Scott and his sister Helen Cramer. He is survived by his wife Thelma Penny-Scott; children Deborah (Vincent) Zosky, Dean (Clarice) Scott, Donna (Mark) Kavali and Dale (Michael) McCreary; grandchildren Nicholas Zosky, Janet, Jerry, Sheena, Taylor (Steve) McCutcheon, Kyle Kovali, Connor McCreary and Cameron McCreary; great grandson Cohen McCutcheon; brothers Lowell (Jackie) Scott and Richard (Ruth) Scott; 6 stepchildren; many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at 7 PM on Friday June 12, 2015 at the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Family and friends may visit from 4-7 PM on Friday prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Those wishing to send condolences may do so at the Reed online guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.