Scruggs, John

John Scruggs

April 15, 1935 - January 27, 2020

John Scruggs of Farmersville, Texas passed away on January 27, 2020 at the age of 84. He was born on April 15, 1935 to Bernice W. Scruggs and Laura Esther (Minyard) Scruggs in Wichita Falls, Texas. John grew up in Wichita Falls and graduated from high school there. He received his bachelor’s degree from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls. John spent most of his working career in the building and lumber business. He was a long time resident of Irving, Texas, 30 plus years.

John is survived by his brother, Larry Scruggs and wife, LaRuth of Greenville, Texas; sister, Mary Wheat of Fort-Worth, Texas; nieces and nephews, Mary Ann Murphy and husband, Joe of Farmersville, Texas, Sheila Holt and husband, Steve of Lorton, Virginia, Cindy Raymond and husband, Danny of Fort Worth, Texas, Jay Weiss and husband, Randy of Denver, Colorado, Leandra Russell and husband, Larry of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Scruggs; son, David Scruggs.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 17, 2020 at First Baptist Church Dallas, 1707 San Jacinto Street, Dallas, Texas 75201.

Memorial contributions may be made in John’s honor to Lighthouse for the Blind, https://lighthouse-sf.org/donate/form/

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I will miss Uncle Bud more than anyone will ever know. He re-entered my life at it's lowest time. We've laughed about "my birds", our weather and reading. I have so missed our calls. My comfort is I know he is in a place surrounded by people who love him. I will love and miss him forever.
Leann Russell, February 6, 2020