Originally created 12/23/05

Mr. Ed Scarborough, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Wednesday, December 21, 2005, at St. Joseph Hospital, Mr. Ed Scarborough, Sr., 56, husband of Hilda Scarborough, love of his life. Mr. Scarborough was a native and life long resident of Augusta. He was a warehouse manager for Ferguson's Enterprise. He was a referee for 20 years for the Augusta Officials Association and the Georgia High School Association. He was a former employee of Serta Mattress for 23 years and spent eight years at A.B. Beverage Co. He grew up in his dad's restaurant and worked from a child to his early 20's. He was a graduate of Butler High School and played on the 1966 State Championship Boys Basketball Team. He attended Fleming Baptist Church. Family members in addition to his wife include his sons, Ed Scarborough, Jr. of Grovetown, Robbie Gault of Augusta, Tripp Scarborough of Martinez, Nick Ellis of Augusta; daughter, Kelly Henderson of Augusta; sister, Cynthia Burr and husband, Bill, of Roswell, Ga.; brothers, Ostell Scarborough and wife, Patti, of Greenwood, S.C., Terry Scarborough and wife, Harriet, of Grovetown; grandson, Ryan Henderson of Augusta; granddaughters, Leslie Mullins of Augusta, Ashton Gault of Columbia, S.C., Heather Gault of Columbia, S.C.; and honorary granddaughter, Kaylee King of Columbia, S.C. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ostell and U.D. Scarborough. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 23, 2005 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Alan Faulkner. Pallbearers will be Larry Brumley, Lester Florence, Larry Mimmie, Irish Neville, Mike Rae and Richard Yaun. Interment will follow in Westover Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta, GA 30904; or the American Cancer Society for Pancreatic Research, 2623 Washington Rd., Suite F-104, Augusta, GA 30904. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors

The Augusta Chronicle December 23, 2005