Graveside services for John Rexwell Scarboro, 63 of Swainsboro, were held Monday, August 23, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Bithynia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 at University Hospital in Augusta following an extended illness.
Mr. John Rexwell Scarboro was born April 14, 1958 in Swainsboro to the late Samuel Martin Scarboro and Mildred Rowland Harper. He was a Baptist by faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Nicole Scarboro; brothers, Joe Scarboro and Ray Scarboro; sister, Jewell Yvonne Mason; and grandson, John Christian Malphrus.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Scarboro of Swainsboro; daughters, Diane Craig of Aiken, South Carolina, Samantha Scarboro of Twin City, and Carol Scarboro of Swainsboro; brothers, Ronny Scarboro (Elaine) of Kite and Randall Scarboro (Gloria) of Swainsboro; sisters, Sandra Faircloth (Lamar) of Kite and Cynthia Sheppard of Swainsboro; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Herrington Homestead/Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Home.
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.