Edward F. "Ted" Scarbrough, 39, of Cumming passed away April 19, 2014. Ted was born in Atlanta on Aug. 29, 1974. He attended Lakeview Academy in Gainesville and graduated from Forsyth Central High School.
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He was the first paid Forsyth County Firefighter and was a dedicated Firefighter and First Responder. Ted became a Deputy Coroner for Forsyth County and served from 2002–2013 under the leadership of Coroner Lauren McDonald. He owned an orthodontic lab called "Orthopride," which serves orthodontists across the country.
Ted dealt with life and death in serving the Forsyth community for many years. He had an amazing sense of humor and was loved by all.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Treadway Scarbrough.
He is survived by his parents, Tom and Nancy Scarbrough of Cumming; sister, Katherine (Scott) Huge of Cumming; brothers, Michael (Michelle) Scarbrough of Loganville, Brett (Jessica) Maddux of Athens, Brent (Jennifer) Maddux of Cumming; nieces and nephews, Hollis Huge, Jarrett Huge and Nick Scarbrough.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 24, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McDonald and Son Funeral Home. He will be interred at Decatur City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, April 23, from 6-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Ted's memory to the Forsyth County Humane Society.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming
150 Sawnee Drive Cumming, GA 30040
Published in Forsyth County News from Apr. 21 to Apr. 24, 2014