CLYDE — Jimmie Rex (J.R.) Scott, 90, of Clyde died April 8, 2020 in an Abilene hospital. A graveside service will be held Saturday, April 11, 2020 at the Clyde Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Howard Funeral Home.

He was born August 22, 1929 at home in Downing, Texas to Henry Thomas and Dovie Allie (Colcleasure) Scott. He married Helen Maxine Rogers in Comanche on May 21, 1949. He farmed peanuts in Comanche County until the early 1950's, when they moved to Abilene.

Survivors include two sons, Maurice Scott Kyle Scott, both of Clyde; brother Bennie Lincoln Scott; two sisters, Peggy Pierce of Brownwood and Robbie Winkles of DeLeon; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Helen, his son Richard Scott and two brothers, Billie Jack and Elward Hulen Scott.