Thursday, May 14, 2009

Don E. Scroggins (27 Nov 1941 - 13 May 2009) [26801]

Don E. Scroggins
PLATTSBURGH — Mr. Don E. Scroggins, 67, of Monty Street, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Ettowah, Tenn., Nov. 27, 1941, son of James and Evelyn (Burnette) Scroggins.

Don served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He cooked for the Knights of Columbus Council 255 in Plattsburgh for many years, retiring due to his health. Don was well known for putting on many delicious meals. He was a member of the American Legion Post 20 and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 125, where he served as Quartermaster for several years.

Don is survived by his wife, the former Sharon Premore, whom he married Aug. 8, 1964, at Our Lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh; one son, John M. Scroggins of Plattsburgh; one daughter, Katherine Young and her husband Neil of West Chazy; one precious grandson, Hunter Young of West Chazy; two brothers, James R. Scroggins and his wife Priscilla of Melbourne, J. David Scroggins and his wife Suzanne of Warrensburg; two sisters, Rebecca "Becky" Brown and her husband Collin of Plattsburgh, Margaret "Cricket" Terry and her husband Donald of Plattsburgh; and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his father, James R. Scroggins; and one brother, Stanley E. Scroggins.

At Don's request, there will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Donations in Don's memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center in Plattsburgh.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh.

The Scroggins family wants to extend their sincere gratitude to the R5 Staff at CVPH Medical Center.

Published in the Press Republican from 5/14/2009 - 5/15/2009

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