Tommie J. Scott III died at his home on Feb. 26 after battling cancer. He was 57. A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 5 at Albina Christian church.
Born on Aug. 15, 1951 in Robbins Hills, Ga., Tommie served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the First AME Zion Church and worked for 37 years at Pacific Corp.
During his work at Pacific Corp., Tommie received numerous awards for safety and achievement as an infrastructure specialist. He also conducted safety training for many of his coworkers.
He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Rose Scott; mother, Mary Joan Scott; daughters Chakila Riley, Quantina Scott of Atlanta, Ga., Latesha Lawrence, Ebony Lawrence and Crystal Lawrence; sons Stephen Lawrence and Andre Lawrence; brothers Leonard Scott of Fontana, Calif., Stephen Scott and David Scott (Sharon) of Seattle; sisters Barbara Scott, Regina Scott, Debra Chester (Gregory) of Seattle, Beverly Reid (Rev. Joe); mother-in-law Dorothy Hastings; and 12 grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.