Harry D. Scott



Preferred Name: 
Harry
Nickname/Call Sign: Misty 138
Date of Birth: November 24, 1937 (January 29, 2017)
Highest Military Grade Held:
Hometown: Chattahoochee, FL

Biography

Harry D. Scott was born November 24, 1937 in Chattahoochee, FL. He was raised in Chattahoochee and graduated from Chattahoochee High School.
Harry graduated in 1959 from Florida State University where he played trumpet in the marching band. After graduation, Harry joined the Air Force where he flew KB-50s, F-4s, T-37s, T-38s, C-123s and his favorite, the F-100. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam including a tour with the Misty Fast FAC commando sabre program flying low-level missions in the F-100. He earned the Purple Heart when he was shot down on one of the Misty missions.
The Air Force allowed Harry to travel the world. He retired from the Air Force in Tampa after 21 years of service. After retirement from the Air Force, Harry had several flying jobs before earning his MBA and starting a new career in accounting working as an examiner for Barnett Bank and the State of Florida. When he finally retired for good, he enjoyed travel with his wife, Meta, spending time with his kids and grandkids and following FSU sports, the Boston Red Sox and golf. He really enjoyed his weekly golf games with the usual suspects at Hilaman Golf Course.

Units Assigned

  • 121st Tactical Fighter Squadron, DCANG, Myrtle Beach AB, SC
  • 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misty 138, Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 493rd Tactical Fighter Squadron/48th Tactical Fighter Wing, Lakenheath RAFB, England

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

KB-50
T-37
T-38s
C-123
F-100
F-4

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • 1955 Chattahoochee High School
  • 1959 BA, Florida State University
  • MBA/Accounting

Harry D. Scott, 79, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, in Tallahassee, FL. He was born November 24, 1937, to Harold and Rubye Scott in Chattahoochee, FL. He was raised in Chattahoochee and graduated from Chattahoochee High School.
Harry graduated in 1959 from Florida State University where he played trumpet in the marching band. After graduation, Harry joined the Air Force where he flew KB-50s, F-4s, T-37s, T-38s, C-123s and his favorite, the F-100. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam including a tour with the Misty Fast FAC commando sabre program flying low-level missions in the F-100. He earned the Purple Heart when he was shot down on one of the Misty missions.
The Air Force allowed Harry to travel the world. He retired from the Air Force in Tampa after 21 years of service. After retirement from the Air Force, Harry had several flying jobs before earning his MBA and starting a new career in accounting working as an examiner for Barnett Bank and the State of Florida. When he finally retired for good, he enjoyed travel with his wife, Meta, spending time with his kids and grandkids and following FSU sports, the Boston Red Sox and golf. He really enjoyed his weekly golf games with the usual suspects at Hilaman Golf Course.
Harry was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Laverne Edenfield. He is survived by his wife, Meta Scott, his sons, Eric Scott (Carol) of Tallahassee, Kevin Scott of Tampa and David Scott (Stephanie Aymond) of Dallas, TX, his daughter Sheri Zieminick (Mike) of Charleston, SC, his grandchildren Hunter and Jake Scott, Merritt and Carter Zieminick, and Lily Granadillo, and his siblings Marie Scott of Chattahoochee and Randy Scott (Candace) of Perry.

Biography

Biography

Harry D. Scott was born November 24, 1937 in Chattahoochee, FL. He was raised in Chattahoochee and graduated from Chattahoochee High School.
Harry graduated in 1959 from Florida State University where he played trumpet in the marching band. After graduation, Harry joined the Air Force where he flew KB-50s, F-4s, T-37s, T-38s, C-123s and his favorite, the F-100. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam including a tour with the Misty Fast FAC commando sabre program flying low-level missions in the F-100. He earned the Purple Heart when he was shot down on one of the Misty missions.
The Air Force allowed Harry to travel the world. He retired from the Air Force in Tampa after 21 years of service. After retirement from the Air Force, Harry had several flying jobs before earning his MBA and starting a new career in accounting working as an examiner for Barnett Bank and the State of Florida. When he finally retired for good, he enjoyed travel with his wife, Meta, spending time with his kids and grandkids and following FSU sports, the Boston Red Sox and golf. He really enjoyed his weekly golf games with the usual suspects at Hilaman Golf Course.

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 121st Tactical Fighter Squadron, DCANG, Myrtle Beach AB, SC
  • 416th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Misty 138, Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam (F-100)
  • 493rd Tactical Fighter Squadron/48th Tactical Fighter Wing, Lakenheath RAFB, England

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

KB-50
T-37
T-38s
C-123
F-100
F-4

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • 1955 Chattahoochee High School
  • 1959 BA, Florida State University
  • MBA/Accounting
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Harry D. Scott, 79, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, in Tallahassee, FL. He was born November 24, 1937, to Harold and Rubye Scott in Chattahoochee, FL. He was raised in Chattahoochee and graduated from Chattahoochee High School.
Harry graduated in 1959 from Florida State University where he played trumpet in the marching band. After graduation, Harry joined the Air Force where he flew KB-50s, F-4s, T-37s, T-38s, C-123s and his favorite, the F-100. He served two tours of duty in Vietnam including a tour with the Misty Fast FAC commando sabre program flying low-level missions in the F-100. He earned the Purple Heart when he was shot down on one of the Misty missions.
The Air Force allowed Harry to travel the world. He retired from the Air Force in Tampa after 21 years of service. After retirement from the Air Force, Harry had several flying jobs before earning his MBA and starting a new career in accounting working as an examiner for Barnett Bank and the State of Florida. When he finally retired for good, he enjoyed travel with his wife, Meta, spending time with his kids and grandkids and following FSU sports, the Boston Red Sox and golf. He really enjoyed his weekly golf games with the usual suspects at Hilaman Golf Course.
Harry was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Laverne Edenfield. He is survived by his wife, Meta Scott, his sons, Eric Scott (Carol) of Tallahassee, Kevin Scott of Tampa and David Scott (Stephanie Aymond) of Dallas, TX, his daughter Sheri Zieminick (Mike) of Charleston, SC, his grandchildren Hunter and Jake Scott, Merritt and Carter Zieminick, and Lily Granadillo, and his siblings Marie Scott of Chattahoochee and Randy Scott (Candace) of Perry.

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