Earl Scantlin

Earl Scantlin

Earl Scantlin, 80, passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.

A native of Beech Creek, he had been a longtime resident of Virginia Peninsula.

Earl served four years in the United States Air Force and then went on to have a long career at the Newport News Shipyard.

He loved gardening and watching MSNBC.

Earl was a faithful member of Hampton Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Patricia Ann Scantlin.

Survivors include his son, Ronald L. Scantlin (Erin); daughter Susan D. Woodall; grandson Hayden Woodall; and sister Anna McKeague.

The family will receive friends at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton, Va. on Friday, Aug. 31 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home starting at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.