OBITUARY: Virgil Ray Scantland

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


  1. He was my grandfather it’s hard to lose him but the only thing I’ve been thinking about is that hes with my grandmother on Valentine’s Day


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