William “Lee” Scaggs
William “Lee” Scaggs, age 71 of Webberville, MI, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021. He was born September 20, 1949 in Howell, MI to Marion W. and Betty M. (Keogh) Scaggs. Lee was a United States Army Veteran in the 101st Airborne, serving our country in Vietnam and earning 2 Bronze Stars along with a Silver Star and 2 Purple Hearts. Lee spent many years in Kentucky and worked in the coal mines there. On July 6, 2017 Lee married Joan Ross in Howell. He enjoyed hunting and was known for his kind and caring nature, always there to lend a hand to anyone in need. Lee took great pride in his flower gardens. He was also a connoisseur of a cold ale and loved to tell stories.
Lee is survived by his dear wife, Joan; loving children, Mark (Kim) Scaggs, Angel (Eric) Wiggins, and Amy (Nathan) Dysinger; caring step-children, Jackie (Mark) Ruiz and John (Aiza) Jajo; cherished sister, Judy (Randy) Cool as well as many adoring grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marion and Betty; brothers, Lonnie Scaggs, Gary Scaggs and grandson Buck Dwight Scaggs.
A celebration of life was being held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the American Legion Devereaux Post 141, 3265 W Grand River, Howell, MI from 12:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. with military honors at 1:00 P.M. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Veterans Affairs.