Obituary: Scott Porter Topping

Mr. Topping, 58, of Winter Garden, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

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Scott Porter Topping was born on July 20, 1959, at Bon Secours Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts, to Arthur Thomas Leo Topping and Muriel Elvita Topping.

Scott, our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping, but above all else, spending time with his grandchildren.

Scott attended Winter Garden Elementary and Dillard Street Elementary. Scott attended Lakeview High School prior to beginning his long-term career with the City of Orlando, from which he retired in 2001. 

Scott made his home in Winter Garden, Florida, where he raised his children, Leanne Michelle Topping and Cheryl Lynn Topping.

Scott departed our earthly world on May 15, 2018, at 4:22 PM.

Scott is survived by his beloved daughters, Leanne and Cheryl (Joe); brothers, Kirk Alexander (Cathy) of Williamsburg, Virginia, Mark Alexander of Palm Coast, Florida, Peter Alexander (Patricia) of Winter Garden; and sister, Sharlene Cobia of Bonifay, Florida; grandchildren, Zoe Austin, Christopher Austin, Alyssa Bledsoe and Katlynn Shoue, Seth Palmer, Keith Palmer and Scott Palmer; great-grandson, Terry Sherman. Scott is also survived by his nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and great-great-nephews.

Scott was predeceased in death by his father, Arthur Topping; mother, Muriel Topping; brother-in-law, Gary Cobia; grandparents, Mary and Leo Topping and Joshua and Gladys Porter; and last, but not least, his beloved dog, Bullet.

Service arrangements entrusted to Collison-Carey Hand Funeral Home, 1148 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, FL 34787. Services will be held in the chapel of Collison-Carey Hand on Saturday, June 2, 2018, with visitation hours starting at 10 a.m. and service immediately following at 11 a.m. 


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