Johnnie Scott, Jr

December 4, 1946 ~ September 10, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Johnnie Scott, Jr Obituary

Johnnie Scott Jr “Suge” was born December 4, 1946, in Durham NC to Johnnie and Mae Frances Scott who preceded him in death. After a long hard battle he gained his wings on September 10, 2023.

Johnnie was preceded in death by his wife Flora Scott. He leaves to cherish his memory two sons Christopher Barnes (Tori), Reginald Turrentine, one daughter Kristi Forte (Lonnie), three bonus sons, Willie Barnes, Ronnie Barnes, and Keith Turrentine, one bonus daughter Helen Barnes and two stepsons Timothy Brewer, and Christopher Brewer. Ten grandchildren Jasmine Turrentine, Lonnie Forte III (Cevana), Kaila Forte, Christopher Barnes, Cameron Barnes, Jayce Smith, Katura Washington, Symone Medlin, Devon McCray, and Devin McCray; six great-grandkids Kalen Turrentine, Cristain Turrentine, Aubrey Turrentine, Livy Forte, Alyvia Turrentine, and Cyaire Forte; eight sisters Margaret Johnson, Rosetta Hughes (James), Delois Bell, Linda Lassiter, Glenda Scott, Kaye Gantt (Deryle), Sarah Eubanks, Lillie Wright (Tom), and Marie Ewing (Joseph),  -- Rita Dixon (deceased) ; three brothers James Bell, Joseph Bell, Carl Bell (Terry) --- deceased brothers Robert Bell, Larry Bell, Jesse Bell, and George Bell also his loving partner Sharon Satterwhite and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Johnnie attended Durham City Schools. He worked for the City of Durham. Suge was LOVED by many hated by few. One thing about him, he was the life of the party the last man standing and would call you out with no problem.  Suge enjoyed watching Westerns, Family Feud, eating his sister’s banana pudding, wiping down his car and sitting in it playing his on music. Always remember his favorite sayings “SAMETANG”, “CAN YA HEAR ME NOW?”, “SQUEEZE”, “F HILLS GO DUKE” and much, much more. Suge LOVED all his family and friends. 

Johnnie Scott Jr a.k.a “Suge, Sugaboy” whatever you may have called him you will be missed by many and forever in our hearts.


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Memorial Service
September 16, 2023

12:00 PM
Victory Cathedral Worship Center
124 E Edgewood Dr
Durham, NC 27704


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