April 20, 1937 - October 8, 2021
Roland T. Scales, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Billy and Martha Bowen Scales and by nine bothers and sisters. Mr. Scales is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan Bailey Scales of Flowery Branch, GA; children, Johnny Scales of Decatur, GA, Laurie Scales of Lula, GA, Lisa Scales Robbins of Buford, GA, Donny Scales (Marisol) of Winder, GA; grandchildren, Joshua Robbins, Sarah Fic, Truett Scales (Kristen), Mario, Isabella, Alex and Louis Scales; great-grandson, Wyatt Scales; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Scales was born on April 20, 1937 in Lula, GA. He attended Campbell of Fairburn and graduated from Young Harris High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Mr. Scales was a member of the Republican Party. He won gold medals in the Senior Olympics. Truett Scales was a godly man who lived in the service of others. . He is remembered as having a wonderful sense of humor, was a great hugger and would always make the best out of every situation. He was also very generous with his time. Not only was he there whenever family or friends needed help but he was behind the scenes helping in various ways; complete strangers, volunteered for LACE and drove the bus for the East point Church of Christ bus ministry. He worked at Ford Motor Company in Atlanta for 36 years and had great relationships with many there. One of his favorite pastimes was hunting and was also a member of the Chattahoochee Coon Hunters Association. He was a member of Buford Church of Christ and was a member of the Owls Group for those over 80 years of age. He was loved by many and will be sorely missed. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Buford Church of Christ. Interment will be at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Flanigan Funeral Home and on Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 10:00 am to 11:00 a.m. at the Church.
Roland T. Scales, age 84, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Billy and Martha Bowen Scales and by nine bothers and sisters. Mr. Scales is survived by his wife of 62 years,... View Obituary & Service Information
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