November 14, 1950 - July 22, 2020
Burial Date: August 1, 2020
Funeral Home Comeaux Community Funeral Chapel
Interment Greenlawn Cemetery
Saturday (08/01): Visitation – 9AM; Celebration of Life Service – 11AM; Cathedral of Praise Miracle Center; Interment – Greenlawn Cemetery
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Gilbert Lee Scott was born on November 14, 1950 to John Luke Scott, Jr. and May Hilda August in Tacoma, WA. He was the second child of three sons, Danny Ray Scott, Sr. and John Luke Scott, III.
GeeGee as he was fondly known to his family and friends attend public school in Beaumont, TX where he was extremely popular and liked by the ladies. He graduated from Hebert High School in 1970, where he was a talented football player.
He was employed by Trinity Industries as a young man. He later retired from Motiva Chemical Corp. as a welder inspector.
Gilbert married the love of his life, Mildred Faye Smith, in 1973. They were blessed with a son, Todd Christopher Smith and a daughter, Natasha Leigh Smith Scott. Later in life, Gilbert met Carolyn Wheaton. He spent the remainder of his years with his soulmate.
Gilbert left earth for his heavenly home on July 22, 2020, he was well-known and loved by many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, both of his brothers, his paternal maternal grandparents; two nieces and a great-nephew, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Gilbert leaves to cherish his memories, his daughter, Natasha L. Ieans-Wheaton; grandchildren, Brittany Ieans, Jeffery Ieans, Breanna Ieans and Breena Ieans; great- grandchildren, Landon Smith, Victoria Michael, and De Mario McIntire. His soulmate, Carolyn Wheaton; her daughter, Ferlenzia Manuel; her grandchildren, Ja’Kevian Wilson, Far’Karriah Roberts; uncles, Joe Scott (Girlean) and Don Scott; aunts, Dorothy August-Mann, Annie B. Scott Moye, and Gwendolyn O’Day Scott-Lee (Ivory); nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services are as follows:
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Visitation – 9 a.m. & Celebration of Life – 11 a.m.
CATHEDRAL OF PRAISE MIRACLE CENTER
2580 E. Lucas St
Beaumont, TX 77701
Burial – Greenlawn Cemetery
*Per CDC/Jefferson County, Texas regulations, everyone is required to wear face masks in the building.
*Seating will be limited to 50% capacity of the chapel or church.
*6 – feet social distancing for attendees seating at church, cemetery or funeral home.
*Condolences may be expressed at www.comeauxchapel.com
The family is requesting and receiving funeral arrangements and care from The Comeaux Family and Staff of Comeaux Community Funeral Chapel 624 Irma St., Beaumont, Texas
Phone 409.838.6597 / Fax 409.292.5083