Clarence Robert "Bob"
Scougel, 80, died on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at his daughter's home
in Theresa under the care of his family and Hospice of
Born Nov. 7, 1932, in West Carthage, the son of Ruth Sherman
and Clarence Scougal, he was raised in Herrings.
He married Betty Jane Branagan on Nov. 30, 1957, in Smyrna,
New York. They had three daughters, Robin and her husband,
Edward Lawton, Theresa, Rosalie Paul, Florida, and Kim King,
Martinsburg; and a son, Keven Scougal, Theresa. He is also
survived by two sisters, Doris Kraimer and her husband,
Earnest, Carthage; Ruthy Sly, Herrings; and two brothers,
Clifford and his wife, Margaret; Carthage, and Robert
His wife, Betty, two sisters, Betty Simmons, Geraldine Paul,
a brother, David, and a great-granddaughter, Piper Lyn Moore,
all died before him.
Mr. Scougel served with the Army Reserves as a military policeman
for four years.
He was employed at Braman's Sawmill in Carthage and AMF of
Lowville before going to work at the New York Air Brake in
Watertown. He eventually was disabled in 1982 after multiple
His hobbies included fishing and gardening. He loved a neat
and trim yard. He enjoyed playing cards and watching
When his wife, Betty passed away in 2011 Bob and Keven moved
to Theresa to live with his daughter, Robin, and her husband,
Ed Lawton. He was admitted in the hospital in November for
surgery where he stayed almost four weeks. He came home on
Hospice to enjoy his last two weeks with family! Thank you,
Hospice of Jefferson County.
Calling hours will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at
the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 500
State St., Carthage. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 5, in the chapel of the funeral home with the
Rev. David Allison, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in
Carthage, officiating. Burial will take place in the spring
in Fairview Cemetery, Carthage.
Information provided by Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home,
and Newzjunky.com, Watertown, N.Y.