David R. Scruggs

David R. Scruggs, 87, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 6:17 P.M. April 21, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born August 30, 1929 in Charleston, Illinois, the third child to parents, Doctor Walter and Ruth (Burk) Scruggs.  David married Virginia M. Adair on October 18, 1953 in Charleston, Illinois. They were blessed with 62 years of marriage before she preceded him in death on February 11, 2016. A Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.   A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Pastor Terry Edwards officiating. The American Legion Post #141 will conduct full military honors. Interment will be at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Charleston, Illinois at a late date.  For those who wish, memorials may be given to the charity of the Donor’s Choice and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.