James Donald Scruggs
James Donald "Don" Scruggs, 72, of Candler, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Mission Hospital.
A native of Buncombe Co., Mr. Scruggs was a son of the late Harry Lee and Clara Belle Gaddis Scruggs. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Harry Scruggs, Jr., and sister Marie Campbell.
Mr. Scruggs attended Candler Elementary and was a 1967 graduate of Enka High School. He obtained a degree in Chemical Engineering Technology from ABTech in 1969. He worked for American Enka, CP&L/Progress Energy, (retiring in 2013) and Avid. He was a co-founder of Ingress, Inc. He was a long time member of Hominy Baptist Church.
His deep love for his family and friends and his abiding faith in God guided his path in life.
Surviving is his wife of 49 years, Myra Jean Surrette Scruggs; daughters, Jennifer Reed and her husband Joey, and Kimberly Scruggs; son, Matthew D. Scruggs and his wife Sally; grandchildren, Preston and Jackson Reed and Charlie Scruggs; sisters, Joanne Young, Edna Shook and Joyce Riddle; and brother, David Scruggs.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5 at Hominy Baptist Church, with the Rev. Dr. Joe Yelton and the Revs. David Scruggs and Jimmy Dykes officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hominy Baptist Church, 135 Candler School Rd., Candler, NC 28715.
Published by Legacy on Oct. 3, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
5
Visitation
1:00p.m.
Hominy Baptist Church
135 Candler School Road, Candler, NC
Oct
5
Funeral service
2:00p.m.
Hominy Baptist Church
135 Candler School Road, Candler, NC
Oct
5
Burial
3:00p.m.
Hominy Baptist Church
135 Candler School Road, Candler, NC
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Myra, You and your family are in our thoughts and hearts.
Cornelia and Wes Garbee
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