Ted Norman Scroggs, 78, of Amarillo TX, formally of Spearman, TX, passed away January 1, 2021, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Services for the immediate family will be 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, with burial in the Hansford Cemetery, with Tim Shedd officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ted was born June 29, 1942, in Spearman, TX., to Oakes and Opal Scroggs, the 8th of 13 children.
Ted graduated from Spearman High School in 1960.
Ted married Barbara Bohanan on December 15, 1961, and they were married 59 years.
He operated a service station for several years, then worked for the City of Spearman as the Water Superintendent. He was a member of the Canadian River Water Authority and served a term as President. After leaving the city, he worked as a welder and fabricator for Sheets Enterprises.
Ted attended the Apostolic Faith Church in Spearman, serving many years as a Sunday School teacher. He was an accomplished musician, playing the guitar and singing at church. He enjoyed singing with his family and occasionally performed for the residents at Hansford Manor. He passed down a love and talent for music to each of his children.
He enjoyed raising homing pigeons, training, and racing them against other area club’s members, winning several awards and trophies.
Ted was preceded in death by one sister, June Edwards, one brother, Dallen Scroggs, and a great-grandson, Abel Phelps.
Survivors include: his wife Barbara Ann; daughters, Tamera Shedd and husband Tim of Claude, TX, Lesa Deakin and partner Bob Johnston of Missoula, MT; son, Norman Scroggs and wife Linda of Bryan, TX; sisters, Billie Irene Ford of Amarillo, TX, Doris Jean Pipkin of Spearman, TX, Joyce Leach of Dumas, TX; Mary Beth Harper of Perryton, TX, Peggy Mitchell of Mansfield, TX, Zada Cooper and husband J.R. of Decatur, TX, Coleen Neal of Lebanon, MO, Sharon Johnson and husband Billy of Spearman, TX; brothers, Tilden Scroggs and James Scroggs both of Spearman, TX; grandchildren, Sheila Darnell and husband Kyle, Samuel Shedd and wife Ashley, Jarrett Shedd, Breanna Miller and husband Jesse, Mark Deakin, Dillon Phelps and wife Sarah, Charity Landes and husband Charlie, Garrett Scroggs, Layne Scroggs; great-grandchildren, Karter Darnell, Peyton, Carson and Katie Shedd, Mailynn Freeman and Annabelle Phelps, and one on-the-way, as well as many loving nieces, nephew and cousins.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Apostolic Faith Church in Spearman, TX, or the Hansford Cemetery.