James "Mack" Scobey

James "Mack" Scobey, age 74 of Ripley, died at his home Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 6, 2016,
A graveside service was held Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Silerton Baptist Church Cemetery with Roger Hatch officiating. Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar provided the professional arrangements.
A native of Lake County, he was the son of the late Mac and Florence Lindsey Scobey. He worked as a die-cast and molding manager at Harmon Automotive in Bolivar where he resided for many years before moving to Lauderdale County. He last worked as a Transport Officer with the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department. On Feb. 16, 1979, he was united in marriage to Donna Chandler and together they had lived near Ripley for 30 years. In his early years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and caring for his dogs.

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