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Earl Scruggs

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Earl Scruggs Obituary

Gaffney - Dennis "Earl" Scruggs, 64, of 137 Nob Hill, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Mary Black Health Systems-Gaffney.

Born in Spartanburg, he was the husband of Debbie Suttles Scruggs and the son of Clyde Earl Scruggs of Forest City and the late Doris Parris Scruggs and the step-son of Bobbie Yelton Scruggs. He was a graduate of Chase High School, Spartanburg Technical College, attended USC Spartanburg and was retired from Bosch-Rexroth. He loved to play his guitar, loved Rock and Roll, The Blues and Gospel music. He enjoyed riding his Harley, was an avid NASCAR and Clemson fan. Mr. Scruggs was a member of First Baptist Church of Gaffney.

In addition to his wife, also surviving are a son, Matthew Scruggs and wife, Megan of Camp Pendleton, CA; a daughter, Amanda Lucas and husband, Chase of Columbia; three sisters, Debbie Reynolds and husband, Steve of Gaffney, Vickie Pollock and husband, Tim of N. Myrtle Beach and Pattie Toney and husband, Rocky of Gaffney; six grandchildren, Stella Lucas, Paxton Lucas, and soon to arrive, Laken Lucas, Annabelle Scruggs, Connor Scruggs and Cannon Scruggs; numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Scruggs was preceded in death by an infant brother. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Mary Black of Gaffney, especially ICU nurses and staff for their exceptional care.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at State Line Baptist Church. A memorial service will immediately follow at 5 p.m. at the church with Reverend Darrell Revels and Reverend Kris Showen officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: State Line Baptist Church, 1328 State Line Church Road, Gaffney, SC, 29340 or , Jack E. Daniel Chapter 54, P.O. Box 604, Gaffney, SC, 29342.

The family will be at the residence.

An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com

Published in The Gaffney Ledger on Aug. 1, 2018
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