Milton Preston Scarlett

August 13, 1943 ~ March 14, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Mr. Milton Preston Scarlett, 79, of Winston-Salem, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 while at Novant Forsyth Medical Center.  He was born on August 13, 1943 in Forsyth County, a son of the late Hillard and Pauline Hussey Scarlett. Milton was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.  He was owner and operator of Scarlett Drywall.  Milton’s memory will be cherished and remembered as a loving husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa.


Surviving of the home is his wife of 56 years, Susan Scarlett; four sons, Rowdy Preston Scarlett of Charlotte, Tony Preston Scarlett (Gail) of Mocksville, Jeffrey Eric Scarlett (Nina) of Kernersville, and Michael Lee Scarlett (Amber) of Randleman; sister, Ruby Hutchins (Jimmy) of Winston-Salem; brother, Billy Lee Scarlett (Janet) of Thomasville; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 20, 2023 at Pleasant View Baptist Church with Pastor David Harmon officiating. Interment will follow the service at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM, 1200 Pleasant View Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27105.  Online condolences may be given at

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March 20, 2023

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Pleasant View Baptist Church
1200 Pleasant View Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Funeral Service
March 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Oaklawn Memorial Gardens


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