|By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 11:31 am: Edit|
CWO (Ret) Jake C Scruggs, 90, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania entered into peace on 9 September 2010. Mr Scruggs was born 4 May 1920, in Cliffside, North Carolina, and was the son of the late John Smith and Jennie Williams Scruggs. He was a 20 year Army veteran, whose career included service in WW II and Korea. He retired in 1961. While serving in the Army he was in the 39th Military Police CID Detachment at Fort Meade, Maryland. After his retirement, he went to work for the Auditor Generals Office, Pennsylvania, where he was a Special Investigator, for a total of 20 years. He was a member of the American Legion in Wormleysburg. He was predeceased by his first wife, Freda M. Scruggs, to whom he was married for 20 years. He was also predeceased by his second wife, Gwendolyn Sinniger. A Memorial Service was held on 16 September at Hoover Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. 6011 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg. Final resting place was in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Memorial Contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 3544 N. Progress Avenue, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9638 Online Condolences may be left at www.hooverfuneralhome.com .