Robert Scruggs, Sr.
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GAFFNEY, SC-- Robert Gettys Scruggs, Sr., 76, of 139 Cherokee National Highway, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 21, 2013, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Lula Anne Hicks Scruggs and the son of the late Miles Douglas Scruggs and Annie Gettys Scruggs. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School and Wofford College. He was a retired farmer, owner/operator of Mayview Farms and was a member of The Farm Bureau of South Carolina. Mr. Scruggs was a lifetime member of Grassy Pond Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, also surviving is a son, Robert G. Scruggs, Jr. and wife, Brenda of Barnwell; a brother, Dr. Douglas Scruggs and wife, Lauren of Aiken; two grandchildren, Sydney Elizabeth Scruggs and Douglas Gettys Scruggs of Barnwell; a nephew, Cooper Scruggs; and a niece, Maurica Ann Buckner. Mr. Scruggs was preceded in death by a sister, Sybil Scruggs McBrayer.
The family received friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Blakely Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Grassy Pond Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Lanford and Rev. Martin Hogg officiating. Interment will be in Grassy Pond Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Grassy Pond Baptist, "Cemetery Fund", 254 Grassy Pond Road, Gaffney, SC 29341.
The family will be at the residence.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory - Gaffney
1047 Chesnee Highway P.O. Box 850
Gaffney, SC 29341
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 23 to June 24, 2013