Scott Duncan Sherrill

Born in Nashville, TN on July 8, 1977

Departed on September 26, 2020 and resided in Nashville, TN

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    Scott Duncan Sherrill, born Friday July 8, 1977, passed away Saturday September 26, 2020 surrounded by his family, following a brief illness.

    Scott is survived by his beloved wife and son Briseida Sherrill and Sebastian Sherrill; his mother Georgeanne Oxnam (George); his father Parker Sherrill (Susan); brothers Rob Sherrill (Kristy), Derrick Harris (Melisa); step brothers Michael Tuck (Mary), Brad Oxnam (Heather); step sister Renee Tuck; aunt Margaret Ruof; uncle Sterling Smith (Suzy); nephews Jackson Sherrill and Brenden Harris; nieces Kyla Harris, Reagan Tuck and Lizzie Tuck.

    Scott spent the majority of his life in Nashville. After graduating from Hillsboro High School, he attended the University of Tennessee, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and graduated with a degree in Business. He loved his years on “the hill” and continued to be a big supporter of the Vols, especially UT football.

    After graduation, he went to work for Public Policy Management Group (PPMG) as a Public Policy Consultant. While working for PPMG, he went to Belmont University where he received a Master’s in Business Administration. He used the knowledge and skills he gained from his degrees to provide business development assistance along with marketing and sales for many companies.

    Scott was loved by so many friends during his lifetime, and he cherished those many relationships that he developed over the years. He cared deeply for friends and family members and was always willing to help out anyone who had a need. Scott loved spending time with family and friends at Tims Ford Lake wake boarding, boating and surfing. Vacations and making memories with Bri and Sebastian were the times Scott cherished most. Taking Sebastian to school week day mornings or hanging out with him on Saturday mornings was a very special time for Scott and Sebastian.

    Scott’s family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his memory to St Luke’s Meals on Wheels, support for the homeless, or St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

    A gathering of friends and family, to Celebrate the very significant Life of Scott Sherrill, will be held at some point in the near future.

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    58 Comments to Scott Duncan Sherrill

    1. Juanita says:

      Sebastian and Bri,
      Ms. Nita love you so much….

      • Hyatt Family ( Lyla classroom c) says:

        We are so so sorry for your loss we are thinking of you and your family and sending our most sincere condolences.

        The Hyatt family ( Lyla classroom c)

    2. Blake Freeman says:

      I will miss you brotha

    3. David Aront says:

      Scott you will be dearly missed not only by me, but by all the lives you touched along the way. Rest in peace my friend.

    4. Michael Hogue says:

      will miss you my friend

    5. Anita Dwenger says:

      We are so sorry for your loss. We know Scott and Bri from Tim’s Ford Lake. Scott was a great guy and will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

    6. The Sheats Family says:

      Juliana is a classmate of Sebastian and we wanted to write and let you know that you all are in and will remain in our prayers.

    7. Bigg Vinny says:

      You were one of the best people I have had the pleasure of knowing!!!!! I’ll see you again in heaven buddy!!!! I’m sure you are already teaching the angels how to smile more and how to turn the party up to max volume!!!!!

    8. Terri Lankford says:

      His heart loved more and worked harder for others than anyone I’ve ever known. I’m already missing his big bear hugs. Much love.

    9. SueAnn Norris says:

      My heart is so sad. Thinking of and praying for you all!

    10. Brooke LaBarbera says:

      God Bless you all. I am so very sorry for your loss. Brooke

    11. Tillman Holloway says:

      Love you Scott! Bri, Megan and I are here for you.

    12. Dustin Prince says:

      One of the best men I’ve ever known. Prayers for the family in the time.

    13. Paul and Sheri says:

      We feel very sad for the entire family. Losing a loving husband, father , son and friend at such a young age is devastating for all .
      Wishing everyone some peace and love remembering time spent with Scott.
      Deepest sympathy
      Paul Foley and Sheri Sands

    14. Aaron Lefkowitz says:

      Good times with ya when I lived in nashville. RIP buddy.

    15. Brad Smeele says:

      You’re a legend Scott!! Thank you for the epic memories. We’ll miss you brother!
      ❤️ Brad

    16. Kate says:

      Scott, I know you are with the Lord. Way too soon. We will celebrate you and your life. Peace be with you ❤️

    17. Bruce William Busby Jr. says:

      Gone to soon . I will dearly miss you . My prayers are with the whole family . I know you will always be in the memories all all your family and many friends. RIP my brother until we see you agin !!!

    18. Jarod Pearson says:

      Scott has many, many cousins in the Winchester/Tims Ford Lake/Franklin County area. I am one of them, and Scott and I were undergrads at UT Knoxville at the same time. All of his extended family are fond of him and grieve his passing. May God grant him a peaceful eternal rest and may he rise in glory!

    19. Michael Webster says:

      We go way back to grade school. He was such a good dude. He’ll be missed.

    20. Brian Watkins says:

      One of the most humble and kindest human beings I know! We have known each other a long time, and not the news anyone wanted to hear. You will be missed greatly my brother, and see you on the other side! Much love!

    21. Freeman H. Smith, III says:

      My heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies to all, God Bless and watch over you and may Scott be resting in peace..

    22. Alan Sims says:

      I’ll greatly miss his friendship and working on projects together. A generous man and friends to all he met. Bri and the entire family will be in my prayers. We’ll all miss you Scott!

    23. Brent Young says:

      Much love and prayers … scott and rob always made me smile and brought joy everywhere

    24. Ann Dashiell says:

      Brother Michael,

      Most sincere condolences and we are keeping you and your family in prayer.

      Ann Dashiell, NFD Chaplain
      Engine 24 C

    25. Johannes Greer says:

      Love you my dear friend. I’m so sad to hear this.

    26. Debra Mann says:

      Yes Parker… Charlie loved him like a son .
      He will be there to meet him.
      We loved this sweet hearted good young man.

    27. The Perry family says:

      Your family is such a gift to our Children’s House community and Scott will be so dearly missed. Sending our most sincere condolences and keeping you and your family in our prayers.

    28. Nancy Russell says:

      Scott held a special place in my heart. He was my nephew Tim Adgent’s best friend since childhood. Every year we would look forward to him, Brie and Tim and Karla being together at the Steeplechase. The Steeplechase was a part of their lives for many years. Scott had the most generous heart in the world and he didn’t brag about things he did. Very few people knew about his support to The Tennessee State Museum. He was fun, kind and just plain good through and through. He will genuinely be missed by all of us. Gone too soon but NEVER forgotten

    29. Emily O'Grady says:

      We are so very sorry for your loss. Send love and hugs to you, Bri and Sebastian. Please reach out if we can help in any way.
      Love,
      Emily, Mick, Eloise & Charlie (Classroom C) O’Grady

    30. The Cruse Family says:

      A great father is gone too soon. He will be missed. Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. Please let us know if we can help out during this time in any way.
      All our love,
      Todd, Carlie, Marlowe & John Crawford

    31. Sandy Renner says:

      I am so so sorry for your loss, my heart breaks for your family, I will be praying for peace and comfort go all🙏🙏🙏

    32. Sabra & Bruce Beyer says:

      Our sincere condolences are sent to the Sherrill Family. Scott was a great guy who would always lend a ear & his time for a friend. Rest in Peace my friend.

    33. Rob & Twilla Gouffon says:

      A life taken too soon, but he leaves a beautiful legacy in Sebastian. Peace be with his entire family. Our sincere condolences and deepest sympathy

    34. Claudette Beasley says:

      Such a huge loss. My heart aches for the sorrow the family is experiencing. God bless each of you.

    35. Jake Williams says:

      God always calls on the great ones to join him first. Not fair by any means but understood. Scott I owe you so much and will always find joy in the memories you leave me. The impact you leave behind on our city lives on and will never be forgotten. One last run my friend, The Register. Couldn’t have done it without you and wouldn’t even be involved. Bri Scott was remarkable human in every way. I am always here if you or Sebastian need me.
      Until we plan the next big thing in heaven together my friend.
      Williams Family Jake, Stacy

    36. Darrell McDaniel says:

      I only met Scott in the last month through a mutual business partner. He welcomed me as if we had known each other forever. We instantly became friends. He is a good man and will be missed.

    37. The Nemer Family (classroom C) says:

      Dear Bri and sweet Sebastian,
      Our hearts are breaking for you, and we cannot even begin to imagine your loss. Scott was so kind, magnetic and such a joy. Henry adores Sebastian, and after knowing Bri and Scott it’s easy to see why Sebastian is such a joy and good friend. We are lucky to have enjoyed time with him and better for it. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
      With love,
      Henry (classroom C)
      And the Nemer Family, Jake, April, Laura and Robert

    38. Marsha Henson says:

      I loved him as a youth. He lived across the street in Greystone! He would come over and eat a lot of meals with us. My children loved to play with him!

    39. Jason Cohn says:

      Scott you have left us way too soon . From the first time I met you , you acted as we had known each other our whole lives . You always found a way to make me laugh and smile which I noticed you had that affect on almost everyone. I have memories of you 20 plus years ago to the infamous trip for spring break in Key West . You will forever be missed by me and anyone who knew you. Rest In Peace my friend!

    40. Geoerge Atkins says:

      Parker:
      I am so sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you are doing O.K.

    41. Brad Dwenger says:

      You will be missed. Every time we are at the lake I always say “I wonder if Scott and Bri are down and if we will get to hang out.” The lake won’t be the same without you and our late nights. You were a great guy and very talented! I know you will be missed the most by Dan V! Prayers to the family and mostly your dad, I know your loved him dearly. Bri and Sebastian, you were his whole life and Anita and I will be praying for you. RIP brother!

    42. Ritchey Tomich Graham says:

      Always greeting me and everyone with a giant hug! I will never forget all the good times. Sending so many prayers to the family.

    43. Brian Shore says:

      Love you and your family…can’t write the words yet.

    44. Ivy Vick says:

      Miss you Scott… just ran into you two weeks . Miss you and everyone will miss you.

    45. Terry and Derri Adkison says:

      Parker and Susan, Terry and I are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers!

    46. Bert Wakeley and Emily Melton says:

      Dear Parker and Susan, Emily and I are terribly saddened by the passing of your son Scott. We only met him a few times and recognized him as a loving and enthusiastic person. Our hearts go out to you during this time of sadness and challenge. Sending much love and prayers from Travelers Rest, SC. Love, Bert and Emily

    47. Margaret Hart says:

      We have only been part of the Children’s House family a short time, but have seen so clearly the love that this community has for Scott. We are so sorry for your loss and sending all the love to you, Bri & Sebastian.

      Margaret, Tom & Amelia (classroom C)

    48. Leslie & Rob Perkins says:

      Rest easy. Love and strength to your loved ones.

    49. Ima Withers says:

      So sorry to hear this devastating news about Scott. I always enjoyed him so much when he and Richard were at Hillsboro High School. My deepest sympathy to all of you and I pray for peace in your hearts.

      Much Love

    50. Kelli Polk says:

      I have know Scott since 7th grade and he was wonderful person and always made you laugh. He is very much missed.

    51. The Horton Family says:

      We are so sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. Our prayers go out to this very special family and beloved friends. God bless you all.

    52. Meredith Marriott Church says:

      My deepest condolences. Scott and I grew up together in Wildwood, and rode bikes and played with his dog Booty. Such sad news. Prayers for the family.

    53. Dolly Jane Prenzel says:

      Bri and Sebastian, Rob, Georgeanne, George, Parker, Susan, my heart is broken. I am so sorry and send my deepest sympathy and love to all of you. From reading the tributes, it is easy to understand how much he was admired and will be missed. A tragic loss.

    54. Quincy McKnight says:

      Scott was a great man and family man! He will be missed greatly!

    55. Andrew Douglas says:

      A great person always remember your laugh Big Poppa. Rest in peace.

    56. Albertine Baker says:

      My heart is saddened for the Sherrill and Oxnam family. I remember Scott when he was a liitle boy. His mother, Georgeanne, was my principal at Westmeade.

      Georgeanne loved her sons. I can’t fathom her heartache and pain. Georgeanne, hold on to God’s unchanging hands. You will understand by and by. As I read the positive comments about Scott, you should be proud of the love Scott received from his coworkers and friends. Scott made a profound impact on his friends and on his community. He had your spirit of giving, Georgeanne. I hope you are allowing yourself to grieve.

      Eternal rest Grant unto Scott and let the perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed through the Mercy of God rest in peace. Amen

    57. Jimmy Machino says:

      You were one of the most Dynamic and heartfelt people I’ve ever known. We had some unforgettable times. I’ll miss you dearly roomie.Thank you for everything you did. You touched many people during your time here. Love you man.

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