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Remembering the Life of

August 3, 1930 - February 4, 2024

Thomas Ray Scruggs

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It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Thomas Ray Scruggs, a revered member of the Lincoln County, Tennessee community, on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at the age of 93. Born on August 3, 1930, in Lincoln County, TN, Thomas was the cherished son of the late Rosco Richard Scruggs and Ida Wallace Scruggs.

Thomas led a life of dedication and service. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Airforce, a testament to his unwavering patriotism and valor. Following his military service, Thomas embarked on a distinguished career as a pharmacist, where his commitment to healthcare and community welfare left a lasting impact on those he served.

Thomas's legacy is carried forward by his sons, Richard J. Scruggs and Daniel W. Scruggs, who remember him as a father of profound integrity, wisdom, and compassion. He was a guiding light in their lives, instilling in them the values of hard work, perseverance, and kindness.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Sylvia Scruggs, with whom he shared a life filled with love, joy, and cherished memories. Together, they created a warm and welcoming home, a testament to their mutual love and respect.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home for their dignified and respectful care during this difficult time.

Thomas Ray Scruggs's remarkable journey through life was marked by his dedication to his family, his service to his country, and his professional achievements. As we bid farewell to a truly extraordinary man, we find comfort in the indelible mark he has left on our hearts and in the community he so dearly loved.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Thomas's memory to a charity of one’s choice, reflecting his lifelong commitment to helping others.

A private memorial service will be held by the family to honor Thomas's life and legacy. He will be deeply missed but forever remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Rest in peace, Thomas Ray Scruggs. Your spirit will forever be a beacon of light and love in the lives of those you touched.

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