Charles E. Scroggy, 80, of Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 8, 2014, in the Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.
Born Oct. 27, 1933, in Sandusky, a son of Cecil Thomas and Gladys Anna (Kroft) Scroggy. He was a 1951 graduate of St. Mary High School and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served during the Korean War. Charles worked as a set-up man for Delphi-Chassis (Division of General Motors) for 47 years, retiring in January 2000.
He loved gardening, reading, working on jigsaw puzzles and other crafts. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren and was an avid coin collector. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, where he had been an usher and was involved with counting the Sunday collections.
Charles is survived by his wife of 48 years, Judyann B. (Ostheimer) Scroggy, whom he married Nov. 27, 1965; a son, Charles J. Scroggy of Sandusky; two daughters, Bernice L. (Steven) Myers of Sandusky and Jennifer R. (Rigo) Velasquez of Berlin Heights; twin granddaughters; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Richard, Leroy and Paul Scroggy.
At his request, private family services were held Friday morning, July 11, 2014. Burial was in Perkins Cemetery, Sandusky.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made in his memory to one's favorite charity.
Arrangements were entrusted to the David F. Koch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.
Your memories and words of comfort may be expressed to Charles's family at davidfkoch.com.