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Charles Christie Scott, Sr.
Charles Christie Scott, Sr. of Culloden, WV went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the home of his daughter Ruth Ann. Born in Athens, WV on February 12, 1931, he was the son of the late John Irving and Annie Ruth Christie Scott.
He was a Korean War veteran. Charles graduated from Athens High School, graduated with Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Arts from Concord University and Masters in Painting and Minor in Art History from Ohio University. . He has had forty-one stimulating and rewarding years as an artist and teacher. He began his career teaching art at McAdory High School for a year in McCalla, AL before returning to West Virginia where he taught at Marshall University (Marshall Lab School), the Huntington Museum of Art and the Glenville State College with two Fulbright exchanges. The first exchange took place at Southport College of Art and Design in Southport, England, and the second at Anglia University in Brentwood, England.
As a practicing artist, he turned to ceramics and participated in numerous exhibitions by invitation and with a national jury. He and his wife, Janet Mae Worley Scott, loved to travel here and abroad.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Janet; one son, Charles Christie Scott, Jr .; and three siblings: John I (Jack) Scott Jr., George Warren Scott and Margaret Ann Scott.
He is survived by his daughters, Stella Mae Moon and her husband Gary, and Ruth Ann Scott; one son, Irving E. Scott; one brother, Robert Milton (Bob) Scott and his wife Sandy; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton with Brother in Christ Udell Meyers officiating. Friends can call the funeral home from noon until service time on Tuesday. Interment follows at the Athens cemetery in Athens.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christian Friends of Korea, 129 Center Avenue, Black Mountain, NC 28771 or The Korean War Educator, c / o Lynnita Brown, 111 E Houghton Street, Tuscola, IL 61953 or to an organization charity of your choice.
For your safety and the safety of others, please wear a mask and respect social distancing.
Online condolences can be presented by visiting www.seaverfuneralservice.com.
Published on September 11, 2021