Scott Edward Townson, 57, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020 at his home in Hurst. Scott passed away from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). He was born May 27, 1962 in Burbank, California to James Mitchell Townson, Jr. and Margaret Rose (Peggy) Townson.
Scott’s family moved to Texas when he was 4years old until his death. He always claimed to be a Texan through and through.
He spent his early school years in Fort Worth then moved to Whitney where he graduated in 1980.
While in high school he was involved in FFA, football and track and field.
Scott enlisted in the Air Force in 1983 and was stationed in England, UK and Maryland, US. He received his degree in Industrial Technology. He worked several jobs over the years, American Eurocopter was his last job.
He was awarded several awards in homebrewing, new state fishing records in Texas and New York and several high school honors.
Scott and Sue met at a ballroom dancing class. They were partners for several months and then married on October 22, 2005
After his diagnosis of ALS and his release from the rehab center, he became a chaplain at the center. He helped numerous people with a second chance at life.
Being members of St Paul Methodist Church, he was involved with the evangelism ministry. He was also asked to be the chairman of the ministry, which he did for 2 years.
Scott loved all types of fishing, hunting, camping and Renaissance Festivals. He enjoyed just about anything that was outdoors.
ALS did not stop Scott. He went on several vacations, weekenders and even 2 cruises to Alaska
He was preceded in death by James Mitchell (Mickey) Townson Jr., grandparents J.M Townson Sr, Evelyn Townson, and Bernard Jessen, Margaret Jessen
He is survived by his wife, Sue of Hurst, Mother, Peggy Townson of Hurst, Daughters Heather Steele, husband Michael and Hollie Stevenson, husband Matt, both of Burleson, Sue’s daughters Shauna Cannon of Watauga, husband Craig and Lacy Butler of Keller, brothers Patrick Townson, wife Kim of Whitney and Tim Townson of Hurst. There are 10 grandchildren and several aunts, nieces/nephews.
A celebration of life will be announced after the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
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