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Orville J. ScaggsJune 12, 1920 ~ December 18, 2017 (age 97)
Orville J. Scaggs, age 97, formerly of Troy and Lakeview more recently of Findlay, OH passed away on December 18, 2017. Orville was born on June 12, 1920 in Portsmouth, OH to the late Amos and Kansas (Johnson) Scaggs.
He is survived by his three children and their families: Alice and Eugene Bauer and their sons: Chris and Elaine Bauer with Emily, Ethan, and Kiara of McComb; and Joe Bauer of Troy; James Scaggs and Ruth Ann Scaggs and their sons: Eric (deceased) and Todd and Anne Scaggs and their family, Savannah Scaggs, Isabella Scaggs, Gage McCann, and Elise McCann of Troy; and Betty Stewart and Ronald Stewart of Troy and their children; Tracy Taylor, Terri Rameriz, Julio C. DeLeon, and Ladonna DeLeon.
Orville is also survived by his sister: Annalee Moore of Troy; half-brothers: Wayne Osborne of KY and Arthur Scaggs of Bucyrus; seven grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren and eighteen great great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Orville was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters and one grandson: Eric Scaggs.
Orville proudly served his country as a member of the US 5th Air Force of the Army Air Corps in Japan during WWII. He attended the Lakeview Baptist Church and was a member of the VFW Post and the Young at Heart Senior Citizens. Orville was former owner of Scaggs Market and formerly worked with Waco Aircraft.
Services will be held at 11 AM on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Baird Funeral Home, Troy with Pastor David Shepherd officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Troy with veteran’s honor guard services. The family will receive friends from 10-11 AM on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516.
Condolences may be expressed to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Wounded Warrior Project
PO Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516