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Official Obituary of

Earl Marshall Scruggs

June 27, 1941 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Earl Scruggs Obituary

Earl Scruggs, beloved husband, father and step-father, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully on February 23 2024. Earl was born on June 27th 1941 to Jessie and Katie (Martin) Scruggs in Georgiana, AL. He was predeceased by his loving wife Beatrice (Hatch) Scruggs, his parents Jessie and Katie Scruggs, his siblings Jessie, Cecil, Jesse, Willie, Lula, Robert, Nellie, Martha, Margarite, and Edna.

Throughout his life, Earl touched the hearts of many with his gruff kindness and unwavering dedication to his family and community. He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. Earl is survived by his devoted companion, Donna Beardsley,  his son Earl M. (Sherry) Scruggs Jr., his stepchildren Michael (Sara) Hatch, Missy Hatch, and Shelly (Gail) Hatch Flowers. He is also survived by his sisters Mary Webb, Emma Robinson, Glady Owens, and brother Lorenzo Scruggs.

Earl dedicated many years of service to his community, serving as a trusted Truck Driver for Rood Trucking Company and as a committed member of the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department for many years. He was known for his strong work ethic, integrity, and willingness to lend a helping hand to those in need.

In his leisure time, Earl found joy in simple pleasures, such as spending time with his beloved cats, meticulously cutting the grass, and passionately supporting his favorite sports teams, the Cleveland Guardians and Browns.

Earl Scruggs leaves behind a legacy of love, generosity, and unwavering commitment to his friends and loved ones. His memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who had the privilege of knowing him.

A gathering of friends and family to celebrate Earl's life will be held on Saturday, March 2nd 2024 from 3-6 pm at Sly Family Funeral Home in Middlefield OH.

Rest in peace, Earl. Your presence will be deeply missed, but your spirit will live on in our hearts forever.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
March 2, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sly Family Funeral Home
15670 W. High Street, PO Box 1275
Middlefield, OH 44062


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