Mr. Frank D. Scroggins Sr. 85, of Youngstown Ohio went home to be with the Lord on September 26, 2020 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family. F.D. known as Frank was born November 6, 1934 in Tallassee Alabama, son of Fair Dealin & Lela Scroggins. He was a graduate of Tallassee Colored High School class of 1954. Frank married Lula Kennedy the love of his life on May 17 1958 and was blessed with five children. He worked at Travelers Hotel for eleven years. He moved to Youngstown Ohio in 1969. On May 19, 1969 he was hired at Syro Steel in Girard Ohio where he worked until he retired on February 11, 2000. Frank was a member of Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church where he served as van driver. Frank was a Mason in the Tommy Warren Lodge Number Five. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cutting grass, spending quality time with his family and laughing at his grandkids. Frank leaves to cherish his memory his children Cheryl (Clifford) Thomas of Florida, Brenda Wright of Pennsylvania, Frank Scroggins Jr of Youngstown, Kevin (Roxanne) Scroggins Sr. of Texas, Geneva (Dane Sr.) Crosby of Youngstown. Eleven grandchildren; Twenty one great- grand children; 3 great- great- grand children. Frank & Lula also want to recognize two special children, Vickie Kemp-Wright and Jamil Gibson. He has one brother Nehemiah Scroggins Sr of Birmingham Alabama; Three sisters Ruth Cristobal, Miriam Barkley and Joann Banks of Tallassee Alabama and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
Beside his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings Betty, David, Jeanette, John, Luther, Steve, Louise and Jesse. Friends may call on Friday October 2, 2020, from 9-10:00am at Triedstone Missionary Baptist Church 2045 Jacobs Road, Youngstown, Ohio. Masks and Social Distancing are required. Services for family only will follow the public viewing, we ask that the family’s wishes will be honored. Arrangements were entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.
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