Brian Shawn Scott, 63, of Mooresville, NC passed away on January 9, 2017 in Charlotte, NC following a brief illness. He was born on October 7, 1953 in South Bend, IN and was the son of the late Thomas Arthur and Marjorie Ann Scott.
Brian grew up in St. Clair Shores, MI and was an Eagle Scout. He studied at Hanover College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He worked for several years as a vice president of Keystone Cable Corporation before starting Scott Performance Wire, which he owned and operated until his death.
Outside of work, Brian cherished spending time with friends and family, loved competitive ballroom dancing, enjoyed travel and exploring new places, was a longtime patron of the arts, and regularly attended Charlotte theatre and symphony performances. He had been a private pilot and a volunteer firefighter & EMT. Brian was a champion for numerous local and international charities and felt strongly about supporting members of our military and veterans.
Brian is survived by his daughter, Diana of Denver, CO, and sons, Evan (and wife, Elizabeth) of Hollywood, MD, and Sean of Columbia, SC; his siblings, Stephen (and wife, Ellen), Melissa, and Timothy (and wife, Marianne); grandchildren: Ethan, Jenny, Everett and Ava; and nieces and nephews: Katie, Laura, Heather and Alex. He is also survived by his fiance, Karyn Yaussy of Newton, NC, his longtime friends, Mark and Barbara Vieau of Mooresville, NC and his protective sidekick, Bailey - his Shetland Sheepdog.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at The Cove Church, 197 Langtree Road, Mooresville, NC. In lieu of flowers his family is requesting memorials be made to the Dove House Children's Advocacy Center, PO Box 825, Statesville, NC 28687 or Hospitality House of Charlotte, 1400 Scott Ave., Charlotte, NC 28203.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Scott family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com