He was born February 25, 1935, in near LaBelle, MO, the son of Edgar and Dora Mae McDaniel Scoggin. He was united in marriage to Donna Cunningham on June 17, 1956, in LaBelle, MO.
Surviving are his wife Donna Scoggin of LaBelle, MO, two children, Steven Scoggin and wife Renee` of LaBelle, MO, Tami Hartsock and husband Darwin of LaBelle, MO, one brother Glenn Scoggin of LaBelle, MO, a twin sister Kathryn Mayfield and husband Charles of Rutledge, MO, grandchildren, Caleb Hartsock and Stephanie, Rebekah Hartsock, Joshua Hartsock, Michael Scoggin, and Matthew Scoggin, one great grandchild Kayden Hartsock, brothers –in-law and sister-in-law, Bob and Pat Garnett of Payson, IL and John Cunningham of Quincy, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins in Missouri and Illinois.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter Hannah Rae Hartsock, a brother Mac Wayne Scoggin, two sisters-in-law Erma Scoggin and Jan Cunningham and one brother-in-law Larry Pape.
Kenneth received his education at County Line Hillside School, Steffenville Grade School and graduated from LaBelle High School in 1954. He served in the United States Army Reserves. Kenneth was engaged in farming all of his life. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed tractor pulling, gardening, playing cards, and most of all his grandchildren and great grandson. He was a member of the Heartland Community Church. He was a lover of man’s best friend, his dogs “Dot” and Buster. He enjoyed carpentry and sneaking a smoke when visiting Davis Hardware. He loved tinkering and building stuff.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2012, in the Coder Funeral chapel in LaBelle, MO. Reverend Charles Sharpe will officiate the services. Burial will be in the LaBelle Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Rebekah Hartsock, Caleb Hartsock, Joshua Hartsock, Michael Scoggin, Matthew Scoggin and Scott Hoffman. Honorary bearers will be Stephanie Hartsock, Bryce Menges, Jerry Kindhardt, Jimmy Lasswell, Bob Garnett, Joe Davis, Ronnie House, Bennie Kaylor, Joe Flake, Ron Hutcherson, Amanda Smith, Wade Goodson, Jeff Tungate, John Cunningham and the Steffenville Card Players.
Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012, with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, MO.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Steffenville, MO Card Players. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447.