Brian Ashley Scott

Brian Ashley Scott
Brian Ashley Scott

It is with great sadness that the family of Brian Ashley Scott of Amarillo, TX announces his passing on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at the age of 47.

Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Brian was born July 19, 1973, in Nashville, TN to Jimmy Scott and Diane Lish.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Brian worked for the Texas A&M Forest Service for twenty years, before working for himself.

Brian’s big personality and thick Tennessee accent were the first things most people noticed about him. He had a deep love for football, particularly the Tennessee Titans and the University of Tennessee Volunteers “Go Vols!”, he didn’t miss a game in college. His biggest accomplishment in life was his children. He was extremely proud and loved bragging about them to anyone who would listen. He was passionate about the outdoors, skiing and golf. Brian was a big country boy at heart who will be missed by many.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Scott.

Brian will be remembered by his wife, Emily Scott; daughter, Brilie Scott; son, EJ Scott; and daughter, Teegan Scott, all of Amarillo, TX.  He will also be remembered by his mother, Diane Lish, of Old Hickory, TN; a brother, Jason Scott, of Brentwood, TN; and two nephews, Connor and Drew Scott.

Services will be held at a later date, where a tree will be planted in celebration of Brian’s life.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Arbor Day Foundation, or 1-888-448-7337.  Donations are to be designated for Amarillo, Texas.



9 Replies to “Brian Ashley Scott”

  1. R.I.P. Bryan! It was a pleasure working with you on the Amarillo Tree Safety and Training event for many years.

  2. Our deepest condolences from all of us at Amarillo Parks & Recreation. Many of us worked with Brian for many years. He was such a big help to us and a perfect joy to be around. We will miss him dearly. May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.

  3. My deepest sympathies. Re Panhandle arboriculture circles I’ve known Brian since 2008. He loved what he was doing, helping other understand trees. He will be missed!

  4. Prayers to Brian’s family, we met him when my husband was a youth football coach. He was so kind and thoughtful. After years later he would ask about our sons. May God Bless you all.

  5. Emily, EJ ,Brillie little, Teegan I have been at a loss for words . Brian will be missed by so many my condolences to you guys and to the rest of the family. We had some good times and some good conversations and some good laughs I’m going to miss him a great deal he was a great friend to me. RIP my friend. God bless !!

  6. Dear Emily, Brilie, EJ and Teegan, I am so shocked and saddened to hear about Brian’s passing. He was a good man with a big heart. I will you keep you all in my prayers and thoughts.

  7. My deepest and sincerest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with Emily and the kids.

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