Nov. 2, 1937-May 20, 2006

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Junior Dee Scaggs, 68, Greencastle, died Saturday morning at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Dee and Minnie Lee (Blankenbeckler) Scaggs.

He attended Greencastle High School, was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and had been employed 33 years at DePauw University, working in the maintenance department.

He married Elizabeth Carole Paris on Feb. 8, 1964. She survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Sandra Dee Amers and husband Michael, Greencastle; two brothers, Arlie Scaggs and wife Betty, Indianapolis, and Donald Scaggs and wife Betty, Brazil; three sisters, Freda Foxx, Greencastle,Murial Detro and husband Roy, Texas, and Jean Foxx and husband Russell, Greencastle; a grandson and a granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Bursee Scaggs and Glen Scaggs and sisters Mollie Robinson and Anna Stringer.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Troy Trout officiating. Burial with military rites will be in Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Monday.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Hilltop Ct., Greencastle, 46135, or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas, 75231.

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