David Nelson Scott, 75, of Sedona, AZ, went to be with his Lord on February 5, 2018.  He was born to Pauline and N.O. Scott on August 27, 1942, in Gatesville, TX. He married Sue Smith on April 13, 1961, in Odessa, TX.

Nelson had a BS in Education and worked as a TV director for three different stations. He also worked as sales manager for RJR Foods, Tree Sweet, and Tree Top apple juice companies, besides starting his own food brokerage company in AZ. 

He loved his wife of almost 57 years, his family, and had many close friends.  His favorite activities were: Cowboy Polo, golf, vacations to Inks Lake in TX, listening to his children play his favorite country songs on their instruments, and teaching his grandchildren to ride horses.

Nelson was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Reed.  He is survived by his wife, Sue; three daughters: Sandra and her husband, Scot Hansen; Sharon and her husband, Scott Reynolds; and Staci and her husband, Jeff Reynolds; his brother Guy Scott and his wife, Marsha; and 13 grandchildren. He will be missed by them all.