Julian Scruggs
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory
1047 Chesnee Highway
Gaffney, SC
Julian Scruggs

Gaffney, SC - Julian E. Scruggs, 82, of 1265 Old Metal Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at his residence.

Born in Spartanburg, he was the loving husband of Rebecca (Becky) Taylor Scruggs for 45 years and the son of the late Alvin Harold Scruggs and Leila Viola Mullinax Scruggs. He was a graduate of Chesnee High School, Spartanburg Technical College and a Shriner. He was a United States Army Veteran and retired from Piedmont Mechanical after 42 years of service. Mr. Scruggs was a member of New Pleasant Baptist Church and attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church. He loved his family and loved traveling with his wife.

Surviving is a son, Barry Scruggs of Pacolet; two brothers, Joe H. Scruggs (Elaine) of Cowpens and Elliott (Bill) Scruggs (Louise) of Chesnee; two sisters, Judy Jolly of Chesnee and Linda Mae Garner of Inman; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Scruggs was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Ronnie Jolly and Orin Garner; and a sister, Faye McKinney.

The family will receive friends from 10:00AM until 11:00AM on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at New Pleasant Baptist Church. Funeral services will immediately follow at 11:00AM at the church with Reverend Bryan Yelton, Reverend Henry Guyton, Mr. Matt Scruggs and Mr. Jeff McKinney officiating. Interment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Jude's Children Hospital, 501 Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-1905 or New Pleasant Baptist Church, 242 New Pleasant Road, Gaffney, SC, 2934 or Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 250 Mount Olive Road, Cowpens, SC, 29330.

The family will be at the residence.

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

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Published by Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Aug. 8 to Aug. 10, 2021.
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