A native of Chattanooga, he was a member of Sale Creek Church of God, where he was active in the Sunshine Senior Group.
He was a Journeyman Wireman with IBEW Local 175.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester Lee and Marie Swanson Scoggins; and a son, James “Jimbo” Scoggins.
Survivors include his wife, Lorene Scoggins; sons, David Lee Scoggins Jr. and Tommy Scoggins; and a daughter, Brenda Kay (Larry) Gilreath; grandchildren: Jason and Justin Gilreath, Julie Turner and Kristie and Danielle Wilson; great-grandchildren: Johnathan, Jordan and Leah Gilreath, John Brandon Turner, Sarah Hannah, Kailyn Johnson and Lyric Ellis; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga TN 37421.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with interment to follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.chattanoogavalleyviewchapel.com.