Jeffrey “Scotty” Scott Phifer, 61, of Statesville, N.C., went to eternal rest on Saturday, October 1, 2022. Scotty was born February 10, 1960, to Joe Watson Phifer Jr. and Allean Mayhew McKee.

Scotty is preceded in death by his father and mother, grandchildren, Cayden and Riley Blankenship; and brothers, Rodney Daniel Phifer, Joe Watson Phifer III., and James Mayhew.

Scotty leaves behind a large family: wife, Penny Tilley Phifer; daughters, Amber Clement (Alvin) and Megan Newton; grandchildren, Darrius Wilson, Kylia Clement, Jaikyn Blankenship, and Natalie Carcamo; step father, Sterling McKee; brother, Elliott Phifer; sisters, Wanda Smith (Erwin), and Lisa Phifer Speaks (Gary); sisters-in-law, Pam McCombs and Ann Phifer; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by many caring friends and his constant companion, his fur baby Diablo, the apple of his eye.

Scotty attended Mooresville schools, was a retired truck driver, and also an owner and operator of his own bus. Scotty danced to the beat of his own drum (with or without music) and loved Volkswagens.

A visitation will be held for Scotty on Friday, October 7, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. Funeral will begin at 12 noon on Friday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com for the Phifer family.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Phifer family.

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