of Scotland, AR
April 22, 1932 - September 22, 2020
Doyle J. Scroggins, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather was called home after a courageous battle with Covid-19. Doyle was a retired barber, cattleman, community organizer, a veteran of the United States Navy, and the patriarch of his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hayes Scroggins and Bertie Russell Scroggins, and siblings Euin Scroggins, Fern Hornbuckle, Mildred Mahan, and Weldon Scroggins.He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mary Scroggins; his daughter, Sherry Tanner (Fred); his granddaughter, Jill Ward (Alan); his great-grandsons, Jones Ward and James Tiger Ward, all of Russellville; and a sister, Claudia Jean Crow of Morrilton.After graduating from Scotland High School in 1950 he attended Arkansas State Teacher's College before enlisting in the United States Navy where he proudly served during the Korean War. He returned home and wed the love of his life, Mary, on June 17, 1952. He and Mary later settled in North Little Rock with newborn daughter Sherry. He opened The Amboy Barber Shop in 1958 which he operated with great success. Doyle also ran a thriving cattle operation, The Scroggins Ranch, breeding Polled Herefords. Doyle retired in 1999 to spend time traveling, riding his favorite horses, Rambler and Bojangles, serving as Head Trail Master in the Chuck Wagon Races, going dancing, spending time with his family, especially Mary, shooting pool, and being active at the Scotland Senior Center. He was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Clinton and was a wonderful example of a godly man and a Christian. Our Papa will be greatly missed.A visitation will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at Foster Cemetery in Scotland, Arkansas, followed by a graveside service under the direction of Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton.To express online condolences , please visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/clinton
Mary,I just wanted to say how very sorry we all were to hear of Doyle's passing. He was such a good man and you two made a great couple. I remember him stopping by the Farm Bureau office when you worked for Dick to occasionally say Hi. Our prayers are with you at such a sad time and our love is with you always. May you find peace with all your memories and your family.
Mary and Sherry,Dave and I are saddened by the news of Doyle’s passing. Find peace in knowing he is completely well now, and in great company in heaven. He’s graduated life on this earth for a new purpose. We love you and keep you in our prayers. God Bless!
I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of a great man. He will truly be missed in this community and our lives. May the Lord watch over your family and comfort you all. In Christian love- Gary Harris
Dear Sherry and Fred i am sorry about your loss. Brigitte
I am so very sorry for your loss. I would have been at his funeral but didn’t know about him until the 27th. Mary, you and your family are in my prayers. Doyle will be greatly missed by many. God bless you
Mary and family, we are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.We pray for peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Doyle was truly one of the finest men I have ever known - He has been a friend to Butch for 60 years and to me for 56. He was a faithful and loving husband to Mary and excellent father and grandfather to Sherrie and her family. I never heard him raise his voice or repeat a falsehood. He represented the ideals and morals of his generation and the hopes of the generations that followed, that they could be respected the same as Doyle. May God Bless him and give him Rest.
Prayers for all.
Sherry, Mrs. Scroggins and family, I am so sorry for your loss!! Your Dad was such a kind and gentle man and they were so kind to me!! Enjoyed meeting them and they were such a wonderful, devoted couple that set such an example for your family and their friends!!! Take care and know that I am thinking and praying for you all!!!
Sherry and Mary,My sincere condolences. I have no words.Syd
Doyle Scroggins - Truly one of the finest men I have ever known - He has been a friend to Butch for 60 years and to me for 56. He was a faithful and loving husband to Mary and excellent father and grandfather and great/grandfather to Sherrie and her family. I never heard him raise his voice or repeat a falsehood. He represented the ideals and morals of his generation and the hopes of the generations that followed, that they could be respected the same as Doyle. May God Bless him and give him Rest.
My sincere condolences to Doyle's family.
So sorry for your loss. The family is in our thoughts and prayer.
Our hearts are saddened at the loss of our friend, Doyle Scroggins. He was a true Christian gentleman, a man of integrity who loved the Lord and his community. He was a good leader to those of us who have served on the Scotland Community Center Board. He will surely be missed.Our prayers are with Mary and the family.
Mary and Claudia, I am so very sore to hear of Doyle's death. I knew Doyle as long as I knew anyone other than my immediate family. Although Doyle was a few years older than me, he was an especially good friend. Even as a youngster, he was one of those people that I really looked up to. We had a lot of good times together. I will always have very fond memories of Doyle, and know how badly he will be missed. Joe
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Doyle was always an example of what a good Christian man should be. i admired him in so many ways. My sympathy to Mary and family.
So sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of being Doyle’s farrier for the past several years. Many of conversations were had during those times as well as covering a wide range of topics. One of his favorite stories was telling of how he and Mary went out west one year and got to tour a large Hereford operation. He love the western culture, he loved his horses, most of all he loved his family, and talked of how he was trying to raise a grandson that was going to make a Cowboy. I will miss those appointments
Mary and family: We are so sorry for your loss. For several years we have known both Mary and Doyle. What a great couple they were. Both were so very kind. Praying for peace at this time.
Mary, Sherry, Fred & Family,Janet & I are so sorry to hear about your loss and you will all be in our prayers.Kit & Janet Dolan
Doyle was one of the finest men I have ever met. Enjoyed playing for him and Mary at the dances. Wonderful people. May God bless the family during this difficult time.
We are sorry about our good friend Doyle passing. A lot of good memories was made on many trips. Our hearts and prayers are with Mary & Sherry.
We are deeply saddened by Doyle's passing. Our prayers are lifted for you Mary and your family.
We are sending our appreciation for knowing Doyle and Mary. What a Delightful couple. And thank you foryour dedication to the senior citizens in VanBuren County
Sherry, I am very sad for you and your family. Your dad is now enjoying great health And the glorious view of heaven. God Bless you and your family,Janet Deeter
What a privilege to have known him. Praying the Lord's comfort for Ms. Mary and her family.
The kindest man and friend I have ever met. My condolences to Mary the kindest woman I have met.
My heartfelt sympathy to you and your daughter. I enjoyed all the long talks I had with Doyle about Scotland.Mary Jean Hall
Our heart felt condolence is extended to Mary and family. Our prayers are for you during this bereavement period.
Fond memories of the Scotland trail rides put on by Doyle. He was a very gracious host and a friend to my husband Bud. It was a pleasure to know him. Prayers for Mary and the family.
Mary, I am so so sorry for the loss of Doyle..I'll never forget the two of you. Our first time meeting at the Scotland Senior Center. I was your cook. I am going to miss him. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.Michelle Woolsey
Heartfelt sympathy to you, and prayers for comfort during this time of mourning. Doyle was such a good person.
Doyle was a wonderful Christian man who loved the Lord Jesus and lived for HIM. Mrs. Mary y'all were wonderful examples of a Christian couple.