Obituary for Val Keith Scantlin of Carthage

Val Keith Scantlin, 63, of Carthage, passed away on Wednesday February 8, 2023 at his residence.

Val was born January 11, 1960 in Tucson, AZ to the late Val Gene Scantlin and Janet “Carol” Keesee Scantlin.   

He is survived by wife, Lorraine Rogers Scantlin; mother, Carol Scantlin; children, Brett (April), Daniel (Ivy), Craig (Heather) and Jarrod; and six grandchildren. 

Val proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp for 22 years.  He had a great love for animals. He had a giving heart toward his family and toward supporting various ministries.  He attended New Covenant Fellowship Church in Carthage.  He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, boating, and shooting firearms at his firing range.  He and Lorraine purchased 22 acres of property four years ago.  He cleared the land with his Kubota tractor and built a new home on the property, which they’ve lived in for the last two years.  This property was dear to his heart and they named it “Scantlin Sanctuary.” 

A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 1:00PM at Boles Funeral Home, 221 MacDougall Drive, Seven Lakes, NC 27376.  Pastor Allen Frisch will officiate the service.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home after the service.  

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Moore Humane Society, 5355 NC-22, Carthage, NC 28327 or Stranger Days Street Dog Rescue Corporation, 828 Lakeview Drive, Wimauma, FL 33598. 

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.

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