Charles Andrew Scoggins

Alton | Thursday, July 10 2014

Charles Andrew Scoggins, 89, met his appointment with death at 4:30 a.m. on Thursday July 10, 2014 at Robbings Manor in Brighton and is now awaiting the judgment as Hebrews 9:27 states “and as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.” He was born February 23, 1925 in Greene County, IL the son of the late Andrew J. and Forrest W. McLamarrah Scoggins. He served his country during WWII with the Army and landed on Omaha beach on D-day. He retired in 1981 as an inspector with Owens Illinois. He was a Church of Christ preacher for 50 years, and the Chaplin for the VFW Post 1308 in Alton for twenty years. He loved his family and never met a child or dog he didn’t like. On November 29, 1946 in Perry, IL he married Jennie L. Reeves as she survives. Also surviving are two daughters; Marcia J. Beiermann of Godfrey and Marla S. Scoggins of Bethalto, one son; Myron L. Scoggins (Rhonda) of Magnolia, TX. Four grandchildren; Tim Beiermann (Angie) of Jerseyville, Susan Bogart (Matt) of Jerseyville, Todd Scoggins (Saarah) of California and Angela Goodwin (Josh) of Seattle, WA, eight great grandchildren; Keygan Appel, Mya Wormington, Makswell Cummings, Nic Beiermann, Sara Beiermann, Noah Scoggins, Arianna Scoggins and Nathaniel Scoggins, one sister; Paula Koch. He was preceded in death by three sisters; Caseyanna Walker, Erma Solari, and Ruth Wellinger and a half-brother; Harold Crocker. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the Godfrey Church of Christ with James Lampley to officiate. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto with Full Military Honors by VFW Post 1308. Memorials may be made to the Godfrey Church of Christ or St. Anthony’s Hospice or VFW Post 1308 Ritual Team. Additional information and online guest book may be found at

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