OCTOBER 15, 1944 – AUGUST 5, 2011
PENDLETON, SC – Robert Lee Scarboro, age 66, of 210 Kirk Lane, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2011, at his home.
Born October 15, 1944, in Anderson, SC, he was the son of the late Robert Ezra Scarboro and Dorothy Mae Scarborough Scarboro and was a 1973 graduate of Belton-Honea Path High School. On March 31, 2000, he retired from the Pendleton Police Department following a law enforcement career of thirty-two years. Following retirement, he was South Carolina State Constable for two years. Mr. Scarboro was a member of LaFrance First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Garland Scarboro, of the home; six children: Robby Scarboro of Anderson, SC, Randy Scarboro and wife, Kathy, of Honea Path, SC, Alison Bates and husband, Kenny, of Easley, SC, Trinna Doyle and husband, Cary Jr., of Anderson, SC, Tonya Freeman of Anderson, SC, and Kimberly Swaney and husband, Brad, of Pendleton, SC; sister, Bonnie Starnes and husband, James, of Hartwell, GA; eight grandchildren: Brandi Scarboro, Ken Bates, Kerri Bates, Kyle Bates, Cary “Doodle” Doyle III, Jordan Doyle, Paxton Swaney, and Peyton Swaney. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Linda Marcus.
The Funeral Service will be held at 4pm on Monday, August 8, 2011, at LaFrance First Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Gene Burdette, the Reverend Gordy Craft, and the Reverend Robert Durham. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens, near Clemson. Anderson County Sheriff’s Department as well as the former Pendleton Police Department will service as Honorary Escort.
The family is at the home and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home from 6pm until 8pm on Sunday. Mr. Scarboro will be placed into the Church at 3pm on Monday.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621, or to LaFrance First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 479, LaFrance, SC 29656.
A message of condolence may be sent by visiting www.mcdougaldfuneralhome.com