Paul Keith Scoggins Sr., 87, of Belleville, Ill., born Dec. 22, 1926, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Paul was a graduate of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York. He retired as a bank officer for Illini Federal Savings & Loan which later became Associated Bank. Paul was active in Boy Scouts, Kiwanis and an accomplished pianist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Kenton Scoggins and Winnie Catherine, nee Talkington, Scoggins; a sister, Glayda Scoggins; and a brother, Bill Scoggins.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 64 years, Carol, nee Miller, Scoggins; his children, Keith Scoggins of Estero, Fla., Mark C. (Joy) Scoggins of Columbia, Ill., Mary Scoggins of Destin, Fla., Robert T. (Sarah) Scoggins of O'Fallon, Mo., and Laurie (Glen) Gorowsky of Daphne, Ala.; grandchildren, Erin (Robert) Scoggins-Cernuda, Kelsey Scoggins-Scudder, Blaine Scoggins, Haley Scoggins, Clayton Scoggins, Holly (Joel) Kern, Ariel (Mike) Matsko, Miller Scoggins, Maggie Scoggins, Andie Gorowsky and Kai Gorowsky; great-grandchildren, Audrey and Noah; sister-in-law, Doris Scoggins; and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Boy Scouts of America or the
. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: A private family Funeral Mass will be held at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Our Lady of the Snows, Apartment Community Chapel, Belleville, Ill., with Msgr. Carl Scherrer and Father Joe Ferrioli officiating. Interment will be in Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Columbia, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Kassly Mortuary, Ltd.
9900 St. Clair Avenue Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 16, 2014