PAXVILLE - Cecil Gunter "Lucky" Scott Sr., 74, husband of Linda Mae Davis Scott, died Friday, March 17, 2017, at his home.

Born Nov. 20, 1942, in Paxville, he was son of the late Willie Gunter and Mary Esther Hair Scott. He was a U.S. Army veteran, owner and operator of Lucky's Bait Center, and a member of Paxville Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years; a son, William Hampton Scott (April) of Camden; a daughter, Mary Michelle Cantey (Steve) of Blythewood; a daughter-in-law, Rachel Lynn Scott Thompson (Dave) of Sumter; a sister, Vickie Carrigan of Sumter; seven grandchildren, Christopher Brian Scott (Kayla), Cecil Gunter "Trey" Scott III, Katie Elizabeth Harrison, Aaron Michael Harrison, Colby Brian Cantey, Austin Scott Cantey and Emily Catherine Cantey; three great-grandchildren; a niece; and several nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Cecil Gunter "Scottie" Scott Jr.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Paxville Baptist Church with the Revs. Jim Johnson and Eugene Mosier officiating. Entombment will follow in the Paxville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Brown, Randy Rhodus Sr., Rod Mosier, Wade McLeod, Raymond McCarthy and Tad Broadway.

Honorary pallbearers will be Don McLeod, Stanley Scott, F.D. Scott, Jimmy Brunson, Tee Carrigan, Anthony Carrigan, Lawrence Carrigan, Timmy Adams and Billy Adams.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. today at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 10655 Scott Ave., Manning.

Memorials may be made to Paxville Baptist Church, 10278 Lewis Road, Manning, SC 29102.

The family would like to thank Regency Hospice for all of their loving care and attention.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org