Jesse Hugh "Teeny" Scarborough, age 91, of Asheboro passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Universal Healthcare in Ramseur.
Teeny was born in Wadesboro, NC on January 16, 1930 to Angus Marshall and Leola Sullivan Scarboro. Teeny served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was the owner/operator of Scarborough's Men's Shop and following it's closing in 1975, he went to work as a general contractor building homes with Darrell Lucas. Teeny was a member of First Baptist Church of Asheboro. In addition to his parents, Teeny was preceded in death by his siblings, Tom, Elmer, Ruth, Louise, and Ethel.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Janice Snyder Scarborough; daughter, Laurie Höglund of Greensboro; son, Jay Scarborough of Asheboro; granddaughter, Ashley Hatley and husband Buddy of Kernersville; and sister, Martha Flynn of Raleigh and several nieces and nephews.
Teeny will lie in repose on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 1:00-5:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro and Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10:00-10:45 am at First Baptist Church, 133 N. Church Street in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am with Rev. Mark Hall and Dr. Scotty Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memorial Giving, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Regional Consolidated Services, 109 N. Main St., Randleman, NC 27317.