Services for Clarence Scott, retired president of a Bel Air automobile dealership, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N. Charles St.
Mr. Scott, who was 78, died Tuesday of cancer at his home on Sussex Road in Towson.
He retired about 10 years ago as president of Scott Pontiac, which he and a brother started in 1962. For six years before that, he operated the Scott Motor Co., a Chrysler-Plymouth dealership in Baltimore.
He entered the automobile business in 1932, at a Ford dealership owned by his father and an uncle. He worked there and for other dealers until 1956.
During World War II, he was a purchasing agent for the Westinghouse Electric Corp.
Born in Baltimore, he graduated from Forest Park High School and attended the University of Maryland at College Park and University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Law.
He liked motor boating and golf and was a member of the Baltimore Country Club.
Mr. Scott is survived by his wife, the former Dorothy Barclay; a daughter, Patricia A. Boughter of Ardsley, N.Y.; a son, Richard W. Scott of Towson; a sister, Mary Scott of Cockeysville; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.