William Burtrand Scott


Burt Scott, 74, of Daniels Fork, Ashland, Kentucky, husband of Jonny Fraley Scott, died suddenly, Saturday evening, June 15, at Kings Daughters Medical Center.
Burt was born September 3, 1944 in Ashland, Kentucky, a son of Maxine Keffer Scott of Ashland, Kentucky, and the late George W. Scott.
He was a retired U.S. Navy Veteran and was also retired from the City of Ashland. Burt was a Deacon at Fairview Baptist Church and was deeply involved in the Joshua land Ministries of Kentucky. He held a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice and a Master's Degree in Psychology, a Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement, and a Bachelor's Degree in History. Burt was also a former Ashland City Policeman and Boyd County Policeman. He was a true servant for country and his Lord.
He was preceded in death, in addition to his father, by a grandson; Nicholas Back.
Surviving, in addition to his wife and mother, include a son; William Spurgeon (Deanna) Scott of Lexington, Kentucky; 2 daughters, Susan 'Kiki' (David) Aschenauer of Owingsville, Kentucky, Mollie Back (Lester) of Frenchburg, Kentucky; 5 grandchildren, Madilyn Aschenauer, Emily Back, Arlo Scott, Rachel Back, and Henry Scott.
Funeral services will be Thursday, June 20 at 11 a.m. at Fairview Baptist Church by Brother Grant Cannoy. Burial will be in the Kentuicky Veterans Cemetery Northeast with full military honors by the U.S. Navy and American Legion Post 93, Kenova, W.Va.
Visitation is Wednesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at Preston Family Funeral Home.
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Rhonda Back
Jun 20, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family.
Love and Prayers,
Mark and Rhonda
Rose stinson
Jun 20, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. Burt was a good man. He always had something positive to say. May the Lord guide you and comfort you.
brenda palmer jackson
Jun 19, 2019
Jonny, I am so sorry for your loss and for a ll of us!!! Burt was one of a kind and everyone loved him!!!!! I enjoyed being able to reconnect with him after 50 years. I think I came to the get togethers mostly to see and talk to Burt and to see how devoted he was to you!!!!!! I lost my husband 20 years ago so I know how hard this will be on you!!!! Please accept my condolences and love!!!!!!! I will miss my dear friend Burt!!!!!!!!!!
Tara Salvino
Jun 19, 2019
I am truly sorry for your loss. I met Burt in religious studies class at Morehead State a few years ago and he really had a way of lighting up the room. His smile was contagious and when he got tickled about something really funny-it was the most infectious laughter. We also took another religion class together and he was so smart and he really knew the Bible. Anytime the professor asked he always knew exactly where or what the passage was. When Burt would tell you a story from his past, he was so articulate and in the moment. He was a truly good man. So humble and loyal and smart. He truly will be missed. I know what a good family he had because he always gave them so much thanks. I... feel truly blessed to have had the opportunity to cross paths with such a beautiful person. People like Burt are few and far between these days.Read more
Dan & Joyce Braucher
Jun 18, 2019
Jonni Hillbilly will be missed by anyone who knew him at the SeaBee reunion . My condolences Dan
Sheena Hill
Jun 18, 2019
I'm so sad for your loss. Burt was an amazing man. He was, hands down, the best colleague I ever had. Burt was funny, kind and humble, and always brought sunshine into a room.

Burt was one of the most rare Christians. He didn't have to tell anyone he was a Christian because he lived in such a way that his Christianity shined from him.
Brenda and Joe Weis
Jun 17, 2019
Jonnie, our hearts are broken in a million pieces. There are no words of comfort we can give other than God knows your pain and will always be there in this time of need for you and all your sweet family. Everyone who knew Bert loved him dearly. We are here for you my friend. Always loving you and asking Jesus to hold you especially tight through these hard days ahead.