Bryan K. Scruggs, 59 of Sanford passed away Sunday January 8, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday at Cool Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.
Mr. Scruggs was born in Asheville, grew up in Waynesville, moved to Thomasville and graduated High School from Brandy’s High School. After High School he attended and played football at Gardner Webb University. Following college Bryan worked with NCDOT, then went to Wildlife School. In 2012 he retired from the NC Wildlife Resource Commission as a Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer. He had a passion for fishing, hunting, spending time with his family, and teaching as a Hunter Safety Instructor. He loved to cook for his family and friends, watching his kid’s sporting events, and having the teenagers at their house.
Bryan is survived by his wife of 34 years, Carol Jarvis Scruggs; two sons, Kyle Scruggs and Kale Scruggs; his parents, John and Shirley Scruggs of Conover, NC; mother in law, Nell Jarvis Buchanan of Sherrills Ford; two sisters in law, Crystal Yancey of Sherrills Ford, and Cindy Brittian of Catawba; several nieces and nephews.
The family will greet friends from 1:00 until 3:00 pm Thursday at Cool Springs Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions can be made to the N.C. Wildlife Endowment Fund, https://www.ncwildlife.org/donate#Endowment_Fund ; or to Cool Springs Baptist Church, 1313 Cool Springs Road, Sanford, NC 27330.