Raymond L. Scallions, Sr.
April 17, 1926 - September 20, 2017
Raymond L. Scallions
Raymond L. Scallions died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 in the River Region Medical Center. He was 91.
A native of Charleston, MS, he had made his home in Vicksburg since 1953. He was the owner and operator of Scallion's used cars and also was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army.
He attended the Church of God of Prophecy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Lee and Ida Gentry Scallions; his wife, Beatrice Scallions; 2 brothers, Stanley Scallions and James H. Scallions; 2 sisters, Deserie Edwards and Shirley Italiano; a grandson, David Scallions and a great-grandson, Hunter Rogers.
Survivors include his daughter, Deborah S. Cummings ; 3 sons, Raymond (Diane) Scallions, Michael Scallions and Darrell Scallions all of Vicksburg; his brother, Leslie (June) Scallions of Vicksburg; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Saturday, September 23, 2017, in the chapel of Glenwood Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Cresswell officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Friday and again at 11 AM Saturday until the hour of the service.
Pallbearers will be James Ford, Harry Ford, Larry Ford, Daniel Eaves, Jerry Edwards, Chris Scallions and Charles Tomlin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Scallions, Corbin Rogers, Pat Scallions, Mason Cummings, Kurt Tippen, Blake Scallions, Charlie Cummings, John Phillip Hart and Jimmie Hart.