James Edward Scruggs, III, 78, of Axton, Virginia passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at Woltz Hospice Home. He was born October 19, 1943, in Danville, Virginia to the late James Edwards Scruggs, Jr. and Laura Stephens Scruggs. He proudly served his country in the National Guard and had been employed at Goodyear. He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR racing, working on his show car, hunting and the outdoors. James did drag race in the late 60’s and 70’s. He had good morals and was a great dad.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nan Cassidy.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Gibson Scruggs; sons, James Edward Scruggs, IV (Audrey) and Michael Stuart Scruggs (Brooke); and grandchildren, Sabastian, Vivian and Madeline.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net.