Fitzgerald Scott Sr.

fitzgerald scott sr.

February 6, 1964 ~ September 24, 2012

Born in: Augusta, Ga
Resided in: Petersburg, VA

Fitzgerald Scott Sr. Age 48 Fitzgerald Scott was born in Petersburg, VA February, 06 1964. He attended Petersburg High School and soon after discovered his love for music. There are no words that can describe the type of mentor, friend, brother, father, and son that Fitzgerald was. He was always willing to teach those that would come after him and even more willing to learn from those who came before him. He was a one of the best Songwriter/Producers of all time. He worked with artist such as Keith Sweat, Faith Hill, Lemar, Backstreet Boys, Glenn Jones, Lorenzo, Kut Klose, KAI, and many more. His singles "Nobody", "Freak Me", "Dance With you" are just a few that topped billboards charts, creating a legacy that would live on for many years. Fitzgerald believed that everyone deserved an opportunity and loved to be a mentor to young aspiring artists, writers, producers, and entrepreneurs. He treated everyone like family and the love he had for his family was the driving force in his life. In his later years he battled with a heart condition that ultimately caused his death on September 24, 2012. He will always be known for his youthful spirit, zest for life, passion for music, and love for his family. Those that know and love him, we ask that you do not mourn his death but celebrate his life, celebrate his legacy. He is survived by his parents Dr. Reverend Whitfield Scott, Inez Scott; his siblings Theodore Scott, Sydnei Scott, Vicki Scott, Peggy Scott, and Calvin Scott; his children: Elijah Scott, Olamide Scott, Jhamile Scott, Jhamal Scott, Domonique Scott, and Fitzgerald Scott II and his granddaughter Paris Lynn Scott. The funeral service will be held at Wages & Sons funeral home in Lawrenceville, GA at 1:30pm.

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  1. There aren’t words to express the loss in my heart right now. I don’t recall a day where he wasn’t here, running around doing something, somewhere. I can’t imagine him not being here, nor can I imagine not hearing his voice say, “Vicki, Peggy, Betty Jean, yo check it out, I need your help…” only the living God could deliver me from such pain. That is where I totally, completely place my heart and trust. My sisters and I had a very special, very protective relationship with him and are deeply heartbroken right now.

    We received confirmation that he is with Jesus in praise and worship. He is so happy right now, experiencing a joy and beauty that far exceeds any pain Satan could create. If that smile on his face was any indication, death had no sting for him. Someone he loved and trusted all of his life came to get him and he left.

    I love you forever. I will see you again.

    Love, Peggy

  2. Fitz, Words can’t express how much we will miss you!! You were always so supportive of me and always said “don’t give up. it’s going to happen” even when I was at a low point with the business, you encouraged me when it seemed like no one else was there. It hit me so hard when I got to the airport and realized that I would not hear your voice again but I know that your spirit will always be with me. Brittney remembers the times you cooked for us and always encouraged her and she will miss it all. WE LOVE YOU!!!

  3. what a wonder to be hold. a person of great talent and love. who will truly missed by all. such a genuine being to behold. god must have needed an extra angel, fore he has receive one in he.luv u cuz, give my sister a hug from me, please.xoxox

  4. Daddy..your in the arms of an angel…far away from were pulled from the misery..we all hope you find some comfort here-love u dad. Remember I always loved u …some day well see each other,just wait..I’ll give you a huge hug..til then..see you soon

  5. Oh and dad one thing I will miss is when we would talk on the phone,and talk of the wonderful things in life. I’ll miss your good cooking, and most of all ill miss the future you could of had…the future I planned was to see u more often..I cared for u when no one else did..I loved you when mom wasn’t there..I did that,and now it will be different

  6. I’m sorry to learn of your loss. Death is never an easy thing for anyone to go through. I hope the words found at Rev.21:3-4 brings you comfort.

  7. Just now hearing of your passing! I will cherish the memories and talks we shared as we were trying to get our lives back on track.


  9. Our prayers are with you. “This to shall past” “Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal”
    ‘. Love Alma,Filmore and Family.

  10. My sincere condolences to the family during this time of grieving. Words cannot express my sadness as I just not to long ago reconnected with Fitzerald. Rest in peace my friend.

  11. When we lose someone we love, it seems that time stands still.

    What moves through us is a silence, a quiet sadness, a longing for one more day, one more word, one more touch, we may not understand why Fitz left this earth so soon, or why Fitz left before we were ready to say good-bye, but little by little, we begin to remember not just that Fitz passed away, but that he lived. And that his life gave us memories in words & song too beautiful to forget.

    Rest, Rest, Rest in Peace My Dear P.H.S. Crimson Wave’s Classmate & Friend!

  12. May the Lord continue to Bless and Keep you. “Earth has no sorrows that Heaven cannot heal”
    Alma, Filmore, Kia, Michelle and Twanna

  13. To Fitzgerald’s parents: No parent should have to experience the heartache of bearing their child. And to the Scott family: one day at a time as you embrace this earthly life without your loved one, with the knowledge that on that GREAT DAY you will all be together again.

  14. With heartfelt condolences to you at this hour. May GOD bless you deeply.

    Keith Ridley,IV
    Ridley Funeral Estab.Inc
    PHS Class of 1985

  15. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. May you look to our Heavenly Father and experience the peace that passes all understanding.

  16. Dearest Inez my Sister in Christ you are in our thoughts, hearts, and prayers during this difficult time. May GOD comfort and keep you. We will keep you and Dr. Scott in our prayers.

    Warm expressions of love.
    Your dear Sister in Christ
    Antrynette Walker- Hall

  17. Rest in peace “homeboy”. I have been looking to reconnect with “Ole Fitz” for about twenty years. I haven’t seen him in about thirty years, but I remember Fitzgerald as being one of the most athletic and talented spirits that I have ever met. Fitzgerald was an “All american” point guard on the basketball courts of Petersburg, Va in the 1980’s. He also was an All Star baseball pitcher, back in the day, when we played at A.P. Hill Elementary School in “Cool Springs”. He was an “All World” football quarterback at Petersburg High School. Just an all around good guy that had soooo much wisdom, even at age 18. God Speed, my friend, we shall meet again… May god bless the family.

  18. Truely, truely, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life. This is our confimation in Christ.
    May Christ substain all of you.
    Pastor Anthony & Naomi Reynolds Kansas City,Kansas

  19. A Face Among The Stars

    I looked for you this morning,
    I looked for you last night,
    I looked for you everywhere,
    But you were not in sight.
    I looked up to the night sky above,
    And saw your face in the stars.
    It was then I realized,
    You’re not here anymore
    But you’ll always be with us…..
    You will always be in our hearts.
    Life is something all of us must borrow
    Returning it in time, to whence it came.
    Good-bye doesn’t mean you’re gone,
    So long as we still love you,
    Your music and memory will live on.
    R.I.P. dear cousin.
    Gloria-Gayles Hardy & Family

  20. It’s not easy but hey nothing we tried/did ever were. We always went on faith so save me a seat because I know your ok….
    And you know I got shoot gun! Love

  21. To the family of Fitzgerald, I am so sorry to hear about his passing. His wonderful talents will shine in his music and words for years to come. My the Lord hold you in his hand ans give you love. Class of `82 PHS

  22. I love Fitz. He and I remained friends since radio days. We have had millions of conversations at all times of the day and night and I had a back seat to his kids growing up. He loved them dearly and deeply and very proud of them. He had tremendous love and respect for his parents as well as his siblings. His love for his family, friends and music will live on forever. As I sit here so far away and recuperating from surgery I realize this is the longest we have gone without talking. I will miss you. I will love you always. God calls the best.

  23. Rev. and Mrs. Scott and family,

    We are so saddened about your loss of Fitzgerald and wish we could be with you in GA at this time. Our prayers are that you find comfort in the love all of you share for Fitzgerald and one another. God loves Fitzgerald and He will sustain his soul. We pray for your strength, we love you, and are here for you in Petersburg.

  24. May your faith in God sustain you as you go through life’s greatest sorrow – the loss of your love one.
    With Deepest Sympathy and Prayers.

  25. The Scott Family
    Blessed is he…whose hope is in the Lord his God,the maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them~the Lord, who remains faithful forever. Psalms 146:5,6

  26. Daddy we wish u peace for you always we miss your laugh,your passion,your love,your jokes..we will never love another father figure more than u

  27. To Uncle Roosevelt, Aunt Inez,Theo, Vicki, Syndei,Dennis and Peggy.
    All of Fitzgerald’s lovely children.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God Bless each of you. Please allow yourself the freedom to grieve, with time and God’s Grace, we understand and accept His will.

    Cousin Carla, William & Madison.

  28. To My Brother Roosevelt and family; To Fitzgerald’s Children.
    Within the past year, I had the wonderful opportunity to see and speak with my nephew Fitzgerald. During that time he showed his love and respect for me as his Uncle. It meant everything to me.
    According to my health, it was difficult for me to travel. However, along with my wife Rachel, you will stay in our prayers. This is especially for his children. Please know that your father loved you so very much.

    Uncle Lewis & Aunt Rachel.
    Clover Virginia

  29. I was sad to hear of the passing of Fitzgerald. May the Lord give you peace in this time of your bereavement and continue to wrap his loving arms around you. GOD BLESS you all..

  30. I just really miss my Buddy. I miss the conversation we had because it was always positive and progressive.. I was so upset that I didnt get a chance to pay my final respects to you Fitz…. I kept calling you and trying to reach you brother but i thought you had just left town or something brother.
    May your soul rest with the heavenly Father. Love you Man!

  31. Truly a great producer. Your soul lives on in your music. I was just listening to some of my favourite Keith Sweat tracks and I wondered what ever happened to Fitzgerald Scott. So I naturally Googled to catch up with his latest projects only to be saddened by learning of his passing on. Rest in Peace

  32. Just learning of your passing. I knew you for only a month, but, we became friends. I remember you sharing with me your musical skills and the artists you worked with. You were energetic and positive been though life had thrown you a curve ball.

  33. I am truly so saddened by Fitz passing… He was an extraordinary singer, musician & friend that I had the pleasure of working with back in the mid 90’s. It was quite a surprise & am so sad to find this terrible news. Rest in peace my talented friend. I will truly miss you. Tica 🙁

  34. So today I had a laugh…. Yep you were in it. So Thankful we crossed life paths because of you life is real… I peep in on the kids from time to time and I must say all is well yet misses you everyday. Sure they go threw life unexpected turns, but hell that’s life. Take care my brother even now tears drops of your absence/presence come about. Like you say “Who Can Love You Like Me” Nobody just love listening to that song just to hear your voice.. Lol…. TTYL

  35. We were roommates in Covington, Ga. in 2008. You were a neat freak and always full of energy non stop, day or night. You really were into you music.

  36. Wow I truly miss you. Our connection was bomb. I loved the way you checked on me when my mom your aunt passed. Ole how I loved you and how you were there for me. And all the good times we had. I remember us traveling to NJ for a funeral and how we had fun laughing and talking in the car. Man I wish I could have one more time with you just so I could say cuz I love you forever ????????

  37. Fitzgerald Scott Sr, the name will stand for all eternity. Through your music, you are reborn. The love you shared with those whom you never knew means the world. I AM a testament to your beautifully crafted work, as is the world. You gave us light, love, and tranquility. You are now with God and with your family in spirit. Till we meet to part no more.

    Your musical Love STILL reigns,
    Emmanuel Onunkwo

  38. CandleImageLove you brother I’ll never forget you peace love n beautiful blessings to you and your family in Jesus name… amen

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