Steffon Joseph Scott 1986-2017

HOWLAND — Steffon “Joe” Joseph Scott, 31, of Howland, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017.

Mr. Scott was born Jan. 30, 1986, in Media, Pa., the son of Steffon Scott and Channon J. Timko.

He was a graduate of Howland High School. Following high school, Steffon extended his education at DeVry, Kent State Trumbull Campus and Kaplan University. Steffon also placed religion as an important part of his life. To further educate himself in Christ’s teachings, he attended Masters Commission Bible College, Chicago, Rhearsburg, and Ohio Valley Teen Challenge.

Steffon was the proud owner and operator of an online retail store affiliated through Amazon.

Mr. Scott, as a child, was member of Holiness Gospel Mission and later in life he attended Victory Christian Center Liberty Campus.

He loved computers, going to garage sales with his family and was an excellent cook. Most important, he loved spending time with family and friends, especially his son.

Steffon is survived by his wife, Jalana Phifer Scott, whom he married May 11, 2012; his son, Isaiah Dante Scott, who resides at home; his mother, Channon J. Timko of Howland; his father, Steffon Scott of Howland; two brothers, Aaron Scott and Steven M. Firmstone, both of Howland; paternal grandparents, William and Barbara Walker of Howland; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, LeTanya and Gary Brown.

He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Mr. Scott was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Michael and Thelma Irene Timko.

Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC, 614 Warren Ave., Niles, OH 44446. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at the funeral home, with Pastor Kevin Rauch.

Friends and family may view the obituary, send condolences and make a monetary contribution to help defray funeral expenses and to assist in the future educational needs of Steffon’s son, by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services LLC, 614 Warren Ave., Niles, OH 44446.

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