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R.I.P. Billy Scott Jr louisville ky

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by spitzbohunkel, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. spitzbohunkel
    Joined: May 26, 2008
    Posts: 21


    William "Billy" Jr. Scott 50, died peacefully on Sunday Aprill22,2012

    He was a loving father, brother, and son. He was loved by many and will always
    be remembered for his kind and loving soul.

    He is survived by his son Austin Scott, His parents,Rose and Big Bill Scott,siblings,Cheryl,Tom ( Heather) nephews,and many friends and customers.

    He was the owner of Scotts Jr Interiors of Louisville Ky. He started working on cars as soon as his daddy would let him make buttons,and he and his father had over 200 interiors featured in various magazines, including his 1940 Ford pickup in the Feb 2003 StreetRodder.

    Personally,he had helped me on more projects than I can count ranging from boats, bikes, planes, limos,trucks, pedalcars, and many hotrods.

    He was my brother and my friend.

    A memorial for Billy Scott Jr. will be announced and held at a later date.

  2. brandon
    Joined: Jul 19, 2002
    Posts: 6,333


    Sad to hear....did some neat stuff.
  3. fine me
    Joined: Dec 13, 2011
    Posts: 55

    fine me

    I am sorry to hear of Billy's passing.

    Prayers for you.
  4. That's very sad to hear. I was born and raised in Louisville, and Billy was a legend in his craft. We're about the same age, and I used to see him all the time cruising Iroquois Park back back in the day in his chopped Maverick. Bob Taylor had lettered "Billy the Kid" right above the drip moulding on the driver's side roof.

    Prayers sent for his family and friends.....RIP "Kid".

  5. Trucked Up
    Joined: Nov 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,580

    Trucked Up

    Sad to hear this. Hadn't seen him in a couple years since I have skipped the Nationals.

    Rest in peace Billy.
  6. Harms Way
    Joined: Nov 27, 2005
    Posts: 6,869

    Harms Way

    So sorry to hear of your loss,...........
  7. lstwsh
    Joined: Jun 4, 2008
    Posts: 440

    from Dayton,Oh

    So sorry to hear.I never knew him but his work was well known in this area.RIP.
  8. mikeallcars
    Joined: Feb 16, 2012
    Posts: 1,316


    Rip mr william (billy) .
  9. Sonicjagstang
    Joined: Mar 21, 2011
    Posts: 169

    from IL.

    Sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers out to all.
  10. redlinetoys
    Joined: May 18, 2004
    Posts: 4,301

    from Midwest

    God Speed Billy.

    Prayers for family and friends.
  11. sixty34me
    Joined: Sep 24, 2011
    Posts: 11


    Sucks. He was a very good guy. He had done my interior in my old 63 Impala I used to have. I had know him since I was a little kid.
  12. basicbob
    Joined: Nov 2, 2003
    Posts: 743


    Spitzbohunkel, sorry to hear about Billy. He had lots of talent & certainly did alot in only 50 yrs. Always treaded me great! Bob
  13. SaltCoupe
    Joined: Jun 10, 2010
    Posts: 2,376

    from Indiana

    R.I.P. Billy Scott Jr.
  14. New Jr. well had not seen him or Bill Sr. since I moved from Louisville to Lexington.I had the great fortune to work with him an Sr. for a couple years back in the 90's both of them taught me a lot about interior work an was able to be apart of some great projects.
    R.I.P little Bill.....
  15. tommyd
    Joined: Dec 10, 2010
    Posts: 11,328

    from South Indy

    Sorry for your loss. Lost my brother 12 years ago and I think about him all the time. Every brother is a legend in his own family. Sounds like Billy was a legend to all of Louisville. Prayers for you and your family.
  16. The Scotts have done some really nice work over the years. I met them at the Casper show in 1986 when I toured a car on the circut. Bill Sr had been doing interiors for a short time back then. Both very nice guys.
  17. airhead
    Joined: Oct 19, 2011
    Posts: 42


    I have known the family for almost 50 years and consider them some of my best friends. I had the privilege of working with Little Bill for 7 years and we had some great times at the shop. I watched Austin grow up there and Bill did on great job of raising him. He has grown up to be a fine young man.

    A memorial will be held for Little Bill on Sunday June 24th. It will be at the old Paradise country Club on Terry lane just south of Greenwood rd. It will be from noon until 4pm. Drive you rods, customs, or bikes to show respect to a great young man.

    I loved you Bill, you were like a son to me.

    Randy, the wood man.
  18. airhead
    Joined: Oct 19, 2011
    Posts: 42


  19. airhead
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  20. airhead
    Joined: Oct 19, 2011
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  21. airhead
    Joined: Oct 19, 2011
    Posts: 42


    Memorial for Billy is today.

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