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Roy Billy "Bill" Scruggs, Jr.

August 15, 1948 ~ December 17, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Roy Scruggs, Jr. Obituary

Roy Billy "Bill" Scruggs, Jr., 75 of Cliffside, NC passed away at Atrium Healthcare Cleveland, Shelby, NC on Sunday, December 17, 2023. 

Bill was a graduate of Chase High School. He was an Environmental Health and Safety Engineer for much of his work career. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a Volunteer Fireman and First Responder at Cliffside and later at Grassy Pond in Gaffney. Bill also served on the Upstate Carolina Board of Trustees. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Gaffney. He enjoyed golfing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill Scruggs, Sr. and Lib Gantt Scruggs; father-in-law, Gene Taylor; brother-in-law, Eddie Taylor; grandson, Gavin.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Ann Taylor Scruggs; daughter, Jessie Scruggs; granddaughter, Luci; mother-in-law, Billie Taylor of Gaffney; sister, Mary Beason and husband, Freddie of Cliffside; sister-in-law, Robin Taylor; loving nieces Lindsey Brown and Kendall Terry; great-niece, Paden Patterson; great-nephew, Taylor Patterson; best friend, Brian Godfrey and his beloved dog, Hoss. He was a devoted family man, loving husband, father, pawpaw, brother and he will be greatly missed.

A Celebration of Life with family and friends will be held on Friday, December 22, 2023. 

Memorials can be made to Cliffside Baptist Church Youth Fund at P.O. Box 336, Cliffside, NC 28024 or SIDS Foundation, 528 Raven Way, Naples, Florida 34110  Sympathy cards/letters can be sent to c/o Scruggs' Family, P.O. Box 21, Cliffside, North Carolina, 28024.

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Cliffside Baptist Church Youth Fund
P.O. Box 336, Cliffside NC 28024

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528 Raven Way, Naples FL 34110


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