Earl M. Scaggs, 77, of LeRoy, Illinois passed away January 21, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Earl was born October 29, 1941 in Ironton, Missouri to Edith Talley Scaggs and Johnnie C. Scaggs.
A celebration of life is planned for spring.
He married Fern Wilkerson on November 4, 1960 in LeRoy, Illinois. He is survived by his wife and their three children, Angela Andrews of Shawnee, Kansas, Steven E. (Cynthia) Scaggs, McMinnville, Tennessee, and Amy (Dwayne) Oyer, Bloomington, Illinois. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is survived by two brothers, Ed Scaggs and Guy (Debi) Scaggs and five sisters, Louise Williams, Velma (Gary) Morris, Donna (Joe) Berner, Vickie (Dan) Crews, and Brenda (Ron) Smith.
He is preceded in death by his parents, infant son Kevin, brother John Scaggs, sisters Mary Nalley, Beulah Fox, Daisy Roberts, and Nadine Danner.
Earl never met a stranger and you couldn't mistake his infectious laugh. His greatest joy was the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was always a hard worker and his knowledge, experience, and expertise will be greatly missed.