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Virgil Ray Scantland

Funeral services for Mr. Virgil Ray Scantland will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Gordon Lee officiating.  Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Visitation Monday 3-7 P.M. and Tuesday 11 AM until service.

Mr. Scantland, age 78 of Lebanon passed away Friday, February 11, 2022, at Summit Medical Center.

Born May 6, 1943, in Jackson County, he is the son of the late Virgil Dayton and Polly Warren Scantland.  He worked for Johnson’s Dairy and Purity Dairy for forty three years.  He was a member of the Church of God Worship Center.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of fifty three years, Vera Joyce Potts Scantland; son, Randall Ray Scantland; two sisters, Mary Bell Christian and Bonnell Stacey; and twin brother, Joe Edward Scantland.

He is survived by two children: Lisa (Randy) Dies and Greg (Rachel) Scantland; four grandchildren: Jacob Dies, Jacee Dies, Jackson Scantland, and Noah Scantland; several special nieces and nephews.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142   www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Gina Cummings says:
    Lisa I’m so very sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. May God comfort your heart. And the hearts of your family and friends. Love you girl. Gina Cummings
  2. Ann Knight says:
    Lisa Jo, I am so sorry about Ray. My fondest memories are of he and Vera at Mary Alice and Odis’ house. He always made me laugh. Love you all.
  3. Roger Gaines says:
    Ray was a good man always cutting up and making u laugh. I grew up around ray always helping my uncle on his milk route two of my uncle’s and a cousin worked there for years he’s not suffering no more and he’s up there with Mrs. Vera y’all have my sympathy
  4. Traci Walker says:
    Sending my condolences to Lisa and family! Hugs and prayers for peace and comfort.