D. Scott Huckabay, born February 20, 1966, went to be with Jesus on February 14, 2013, at the age of 46 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Scott is survived by mother and dad, Ramona and Ken Napier; father and wife, Jim and Sharon Huckabay; sister Kim Trimble (Jasmine (Liam and Anika), Stephanie (Maddy); sister and husband Jeff and Pam Chennault (Garrett and Jaycee); brother and wife Brett and Amy Napier (Ayla, Avie and Ainsley).
"Love of my life, Sweet Nikki," Scott's 9-year-old Mini Aussie.
Valued mentors: Sam McNeely, Coach Tom Kimbrough, Freddie Carroll, Bill Mathews, Andy Taylor.
Chosen brothers: Wally McNeely, Monty West, Michael Bowen, Rob Watts, Mike Davis and Jeff Chennault.
A 1984 graduate of Plano Senior High School, an outstanding athlete, was a part of a 26-2-1 record in football. A 1989 graduate of Baylor University and four-year football letterman ('85 - '88), and a member of the SAE Fraternity.
Scott was so proud to wear the #40. Some of the accolades he cherished were: '82-'83 12-5A All District; Co-Champs; Bi-District Champs; Area Champs; Regional Champs; Quarter Finalists. Senior year '83-'84 All-District Running Back; 12-5A Offensive Player of the Year; All-Metro Running Back; 12-5A Champs; Bi-District Champs; Area Champs; Regional Champs; Quarter Final Champs; and Semi-Finalists. He was especially proud of his 1983 All-State Honorable Mention.
Scott will also be inducted into the 2013 Plano ISD Athletic Hall of Honor. A plaque will be hung in his honor at Clark Stadium in Plano, Texas.
Scott never forgot a name, a face, or a fact ... and we will never forget his big heart and his contagious smile.
In memory of Scott, if you would like to make donations please see the link to Caringbridge.org - site: huck40 for details.
A memorial (celebration of life) will be March 2 at Grace Outreach Center in Plano, Texas, at 11:00 a.m.
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