We regret to announce the passing of Mr. Elton James (E. J.) Scott, age 83, of Iron City, GA. Mr. Scott passed away Thursday November. 14, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Scott will be held on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonville, GA with Rev. Jimmy Walden officiating. Interment will follow at Corinth Cemetery in Iron City GA with his sons and Rev. Walden serving as active pallbearers and his grandsons, Hadden Scott, Phillip Scott, James Scott, Will Scott and John Parker serving as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be held Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Evans-Skipper Funeral Home from 6:00 8:00 PM. Mr. Scott was born in Cusseta, GA on July 26, 1930 to the late L. J. and Ouida Barrett Scott. He was an active member of Unity Church of God and owned and operated Scott’s Transmission Service for over40 years Mr. Scott leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Melba Scott; five sons, Danny L. Kinney and his wife Becky; Carlton L. Scott and his wife Kathy, Robert E. Scott and his wife Susan; Charles I. Scott and his wife Amy; and James Ray Scott and his wife Debbie all of Iron City, GA, as well as 10 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. He is also survived by 3 sisters, Margaret McKenzie of Columbus, GA Merle Scott and Cathy Wiggins of Buena Vista, GA; 5 brothers, L. G. “Buddy” Scott , Gary Scott, Dennis Scott, Michael Scott and Allen Scott all of Buena Vista, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents L. J. and Ouida Barrett Scott; a grandson, Adam Kinney and several brothers and sisters. Flowers accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice 432 E. Shotwell St. Bainbridge, GA 39817.