The GREATEST Michael Jordan fan in the entire world, Jason W. Scott beloved son, grandson, nephew, brother, father, cousin and friend entered peacefully into eternal rest in the early morning hours of Friday, October 13th after a one year, ten month and seven day battle with stage four cancer.
Jason is preceded in death by his beloved Mother Jacalyn A. Scott, Sister Morrisa Scott, Brother Gerald “Yancy” Scott, Maternal Grandmother and Grandfather that raised him and his brothers (Duane and Craig) after his mother’s untimely death Lucious and Eleanor Jane (Harris) Tyler, and Uncle Melvin Tyler.
Survived by son Xavier Scott (Mother of his son Kimberly Mullet), Father Gilbert “Craig” Scott, Brothers Duane Scott, Craig Scott, Justin McCarroll and Landon McCarroll. Sister Tynysha “Ty” Wheeler. Aunts Norma Whittington and Brenda Brown, many Cousins and Friends. Including Special Cousins, Todd and Kemba Johnson, Cousin Rosalind Jordan, and Cousins Granyl and Stephanie Smith and their Daughter Heaven Smith for opening their home and providing care for Jason in his final days. Special friends more like Brothers Robert Henley, Derrick Sutton, Sirron Matthews, Aaron Brown, Phil Garcia, Kiev Lamarr, Jarret Wilson and Robert “Rob” Williams.
He worked for several companies including DCSC now known as DSCC, before ending his career working for Twin Valley Behavioral Health. Where he made many friends that were more like extended family.
Jason was a graduate of Columbus Marion Franklin High School class of 1994, where he excelled in Basketball. Playing all four years, he was on the 1992-1993 team they made it to the regional finals.
An avid Basketball Player, Jason’s style of basketball echoed the style of Michael Jordan, from shot selection, defense, agility and persistence.
You could always count on Jay to be dressed from head to toe in his Chicago Bulls or his North Carolina Tarheels gear, Jordan Tennis shoes, and his signature shades. Jason will be missed on the court, but will be missed more by his son, his family and his friends.
Jason’s family would like to thank the staff of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute for their world class care and attention throughout this journey. Thank you to Hospice of Central Ohio for providing care and comfort during his final days.
A very special thank you to Kimberly Mullet, and Michelle Dunlap for all their support, and diligence with his final wishes.
At Jason’s request there will be no formal services.