The TMTA wishes to express sympathy to Judy Barrett, a TMTA member and long time advocate of the Hampton Roads maritime community. Judy’s father, Jacob Scott, passed away in Virginia Beach this past Saturday.

Judy is a Senior Vice President and Private Banker of TowneBank.

Jacob Scott

Virginia Beach – Jacob Scott, USN(Ret), 86, passed away in his home February 17, 2018. Jacob was born in Auburn, NE to the late Clifford and Bessie King Scott. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his loving wife, Mary Lee Price Scott. Jacob served his country in the United States Navy and retired after 20 years of service as Master Chief. He later retired after 25 years of service with Sears as a technician. Jacob was a former deacon and member of First Baptist Church of Norfolk.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Sandy Neff (Ron) and Judy Barrett (Russell); grandchildren, Tiffany King, and her husband, Timothy, Justin Scott-Wilborn, and his wife, Tara, and Jacob Barrett; several great-grandchildren; a nephew, Jerry Scott, and his wife, Kathy; and extended family, Rebecca and Tony Webb, Julia Moats and Linda King.

The family will receive friends at Graham Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1112 Kempsville Road, Chesapeake on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A service to celebrate his life will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 11 am at the funeral Home with Dr. Eric Thomas officiating. He will be laid to rest at Colonial Grove Memorial Park, Virginia Beach with full military honors. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, 5145 Ruritan Ct, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Please visit to view the service and to leave a condolence to the family.

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