Robert Scruggs, age, 86 of Knoxville, TN., formerly of Sevierville, passed away on January 21, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Lucy (Armstrong) Scruggs; son, Otis Newton; devoted friend an companion, Henrietta Newton.
Survivors include his sons, Robert (Paulette) Newton of Knoxville, John Newton of Knoxville, James Newton of Knoxville, Glenn Newton of Knoxville, and Jerry (Amina) Newton; daughters, Mary Jane Brooks of Knoxville, and Edith Nolan of Knoxville; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Rawlings Funeral Home in Sevierville.
Interment will follow the service Saturday, January 26, 2013, in Boyd’s Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 12 noon till 1 p.m., prior to the service.