OBITUARY

Scott Lynn McDaniel

October 16, 1967May 3, 2018
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SCOTT LYNN MCDANIEL, age 50 of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. Scott was a member of Highland Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Seay McDaniel Cates; grandmothers, Kathaleen Spurgeon and Amanda McDaniel and great grandmother, Lennie Crittenden. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Tina Kay McDaniel; daughters, Alishia and Shane Green and Kandace and Caleb Turner; grandson, Elijah Scott Green and special unborn granddaughter, Emerson Lynn Turner; father, Jimmy McDaniel; brothers, Mike McDaniel and Greg McDaniel; brothers-in-law, Rodney Brooks and Jimmy and Sherri Brooks; special mother-in-law, Shirley Jennings; special nephew, Hunter McDaniel, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, host of friends and special companion, Smokey. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in the chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Bunch and the Pastor Joey Horn officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday, May 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8 in Hamblen Memory Gardens for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service. Arrangements by Stubblefield Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Tina McDaniel, Wife

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 7, 2018
  • Interment Tuesday, May 8, 2018
REMEMBERING

Scott Lynn McDaniel

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Scotty Johnson

May 6, 2018

Scott McDaniel was one of the nicest people I was ever blessed to know. The day Scott, Tina and the girls moved in next door to us was one of the best moments of our life. It wasn't just a family moving in, it was a friendship. Their whole family treated my wife and I like part of their family. They were always there to help, and share great conversation. They helped us welcome our son into the world, with their love, kindness, and support. Scott was always there to help. He helped me mow my yard, let me borrow his weed eater, offered advice on things I was trying to do, and share conversations that I will never forget. Whencame time for us to move to Knoxville, he was there to help. The hardest thing for us when we moved was having to leave Scott and Tina. My family and I are so sad at their loss, but we all know that he was a GREAT man and he is now enjoying the wonderment of Heaven. Our job now is to live the best life we can so that we can enjoy Scotts company again one day.

Deanee Armstrong

May 6, 2018

Scott was a very special person whom I had the pleasure of knowing for many years. He was a devoted loving husband and father. He will be sadly missed.

Tina Price

May 4, 2018

I use to work with Scott at original footwear and Matsuo. He was a kind person and will be missed. Prayers to the family. God bless

Teresa Harman

May 4, 2018

I've known Scott since 1984. He was always a good man. He loved his family so much!!!!! Scott will be missed.
My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Tina, his daughters, Alishia and Kandace and the rest of his family.

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Biography

      Scott Lynn McDaniel was known as many things to many people. He was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew him best, Scott will be remembered as a very exceptional person.

      Scott was born on October 16, 1967 at Morristown Hamblen Hospital in Morristown, Tennessee. He was the son of Jimmy and Betty McDaniel Cates. Scott grew up in Russellville, Tennessee.

      Scott was raised with two siblings. He had an older brother Mike Mcdanile, and a younger brother Greg McDaniel. Scott was usually involved in all sorts of activities with his siblings. He and his siblings experienced rivalries typical of a growing family, but they shared many life experiences over the years.

      As a young boy, Scott had a number of interests. Like most children, he enjoyed playing and making up games. He was curious about the world around him and was often eager to explore it. Scott was an active child who took part in softball. In his spare time he liked riding bikes and playing ball. Scott's memorable achievements included. However, to Scott, the most fun to be had was simply playing and spending time with his friends.

      A typical teenager, Scott had a fairly happy high school experience, making that critical transition from adolescence to adulthood. He graduated from Morristown East High School in 1986. He enjoyed some classes more than others, having favorite subjects and teachers. His favorite class in high school was Geography.

      Always considered a “good” friend to those he knew, Scott enjoyed a broad group of acquaintances and several very close friends during his lifetime. While growing up, some of his best friends were Eddie Derry, Chris Rosenbalm, Brian Barnard, and Mike Hawkins. Later in life, he became friends with Jim Chesteen, Ray Talley, Bobby Shaver, and Darrel Harmon.

      On May 6, 1989 Scott exchanged wedding vows with Tina Kay Brooks at his wife's mother's home of Morristown, Tennessee. Empathic and loyal, Scott was committed to making his new family happy.

      Scott worked hard to be a good father to his children and he did his best to fulfill their needs. Scott was blessed with two, Alishia Kaylnn McDaniel Greer and Kandace Lashea McDaniel Turner. Another blessing for Scott was the gift of two, four month old grandson Elijah Scott Greer and an unborn granddaughter Emerson Lynn Turner.

      Scott enjoyed his leisure time by taking part in various hobbies. His favorite pursuits were hunting golfing and fishing. He was content to enjoy his favorite pastimes alone but was also willing to share his interests with others.

      Scott found pleasure in sports. In high school, Scott played softball. Recreational sports included softball and golf. Scott was also something of a sports fan and enjoyed following his favorite events whenever he had the chance to do so. Tops on his list were football, baseball, basketball and golf.

      Throughout his life, Scott was a doer and was always actively involved in professional and community organizations. Throughout his later years, Scott was an active member of the archery club.

      Scott’s faith was important to him. He was a member Highland Baptist Church for three years. During that time, he wasa member of the live nativity at Highland Baptist Church.

      Though he never set out to gain individual recognition, Scott was given accolades for his many and varied accomplishments throughout his life. Some of his most prestigious awards included perfect attendance for years at Inka and Flowers Bakery.

      Scott enjoyed traveling and time away on vacations. It was a chance for him to renew and relax, to visit new places and experience new things. Favorite vacations included Atlanta Georgia to watch the Braves, and Myrtle Beach,.

      Scott was a lover of animals and cherished his pets. One of his favorites was Scooter, a Boston Terrier and Smokey, a Lab/Doberman. They were best friends for 14 years. His family was rounded out by his cat named Tootsie.

      Scott passed away on May 3, 2018 at Morristown Hamblen Hospital. Scott fought a brave battle with lung, bone and brain cancer. He is survived by his wife Ina, children Alishia and Kandace, grandchildren Elijah Scott and Emerson Lynn. Services were held at Stubblefield Funeral Home. Scott was laid to rest in Hamblen Memory Gardens.

      Simply stated, Scott was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by his family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Scott leaves behind him a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life he touched will always remember Scott Lynn McDaniel.