He retired as a ranch hand from Welder Ranch.
He was born on Aug. 3, 1928, in McFaddin.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Perry of Angleton; Rhonda Scott Jones and Lois Cox, both of Refugio; two sons, Adley Scott of Seabrook and Sterling Scott of Elgin; three sisters, Lilly Vell Green of Refugio, Sarah Noble of Victoria and Norvell Shelton of Corpus Christi; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 28, at Moore Funeral Home.
Graveside services were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 29, in Refugio Community Cemetery.