Milton Gene "Bo" Scoggins

March 8, 1930 - September 13, 2015


Milton Gene “Bo” Scoggins, 85, of DeRidder, LA, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2015 in the Shreveport VA Hospital.  Bo was born March 8, 1930 in Leesville, LA.  He graduated from Rosepine High School and attended USL.  He served in the US Navy from 1948-1952 as an aerial photographer on board the USS Coral Sea.  He was an operator at Cities Service until 1961 and then opened Ace Bowling and Billiard Supply with his first wife Marie.  From 1980 to the present he has lived in Panama City, FL; Mountain Home, AR; Longville, LA and DeRidder, LA.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Lettie Scoggins, sisters, Melanie and Laverne, and wife Linda. He is survived by his son, Doug and wife Kathy; grandson, Brad and wife Niki; grandson, Ben; 12 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.


A visitation with prayer and story telling, will be held at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 10:00am until noon.  A military service with internment of his ashes will be held at 2:00pm at Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Leesville, LA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.