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Jerry Ronald Scruggs

March 30, 1946 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Jerry Scruggs Obituary

Jerry Ronald Scruggs, 77, of Shelby transitioned to his eternal home on Jan. 20, 2024.  Born on March 30, 1946 in Shelby, NC, he was a son of the late Baxter and Bertha Hawkins Scruggs and grew up on the farm with his two brothers.  All three sons received the immeasurable blessings that come from being raised by loving Christian parents.  

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his older brother Russell Scruggs. 

He is survived by his younger brother, Danny Scruggs and his spouse, Wanda, and the following nephews and nieces; Mark Scruggs and spouse, Shelley, of Mount Pleasant, SC, and Eva Scruggs des Francs and spouse, Edouard, of Charleston, SC, Kelly Scruggs Palacios and spouse Patrick of Manassas, VA, and David Scruggs and spouse Haley of Shelby, NC.

Special friend and loved one, Carol Harper and her family, held a special place in Jerry’s heart and he treasured the time he spent with them.    

Jerry graduated from Crest High School in 1964 and started a career in various types of poultry farming over the course of his lifetime.

His life was filled with various interest.  He loved to attend Crest High sporting events and was an avid supporter of Crest High sports.  He was a member of various organizations including; Horseshoe Club, Sons of the Confederacy, Herb society, Republican party, and Genealogy Society.    He loved music and was quite the dancer, teaching square dance lessons at senior centers. He was a beekeeper, giving away the honey he produced.  And he loved studying the Bible, contemplating its message, and applying its truths to his life.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Double Springs Baptist Church on Sunday, February 11, 2024, 2:00 PM.

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Celebration of Life
February 11, 2024

2:00 PM
Double Springs Baptist Church
1130 Double Springs Church Road
Shelby, NC 28150


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