George Scruggs

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FOREST CITY - George William Scruggs, 75, of Chase High Road, died Sept. 29, 2012, at SECU Hospice House of Rutherford County.

A native of Cherokee County, S.C., he was born March 2, 1937, son of the late Lawrence and Edna Campbell Scruggs. He retired as a Supervisor from Fiber Industries after more than 20 years of service. He also worked as a Supervisor for MPI (Southern Fine Blanking) for over 20 years. Mr. Scruggs was a member of Prospect Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one sister, May Ruth Jolley. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nadine Cannon Scruggs; one daughter, Crystal Scruggs Deyton and husband Keith of Forest City; two granddaughters, Shay Deyton and Brooke Deyton; one brother, Gene Scruggs and wife Elaine of Cliffside; two sisters, Shirley Greene of Harris and Velma Starns of Forest City; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday at Prospect Baptist Church with the Revs. Ernie Cole, John Godfrey and Ray Hopper officiating.

Burial will be at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral Home.

Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral Home is serving the Scruggs family.

An online guest register and tribute video is available at
Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 2, 2012