Kevin Scarff Obituary, Death – On November 9th, Kevin A. Scarff, age 45, a resident of Chesapeake, Virginia, passed away after a protracted and challenging battle with cancer. He was laid to rest in the eternal peace that God has prepared for him. Mr. Scarff is left by his wife Laura, to whom he has been married for the past 26 years, as well as his sons Andrew and William, all of whom reside in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. Mr. Scarff’s legacy will be carried on by these individuals. Kevin was born in Augusta, Georgia, to parents Sheila Engel (John), originally from Blythe, Georgia, and Dane Scarff (Darlene), originally from Augusta.
Fort Gordon in Georgia is the place where Kevin was born. The two of Kevin’s parents, as well as his brother Dustin Engel and his wife Sarah, his sister Dawn Stephens and her husband Brian, and his brother Johnny Engel and his wife Shevon are all still alive and will carry on Kevin’s legacy. In addition to this, Kevin’s paternal great-grandmother, Lois Scarff, is still with us today. His maternal grandparents Marion and Marjorie Teague went away first, then his paternal grandfather John Scarff, and finally his brother Robert Scarff. He was the last of his family to pass away. He was the last member of his family to pass away before he did.
After graduating from Burke County High School in 1995 and getting his diploma, Kevin enlisted in the United States Navy with the intention of serving in the submarine force. During the 27 years that Kevin served his country with distinction in the military, he was stationed in many locations, including Kings Bay, Georgia; Groton, Connecticut; Bangor, Washington; Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and Naples, Italy. During his career in the Navy, he was promoted to the posts of Quartermaster, Assistant Navigator, Chief of the Boat, Command Master Chief, and Submarine Pacific Fleet Force Master Chief.
He retired from the Navy at the rank of Submarine Pacific Fleet Force Master Chief. As soon as the diagnosis was announced, he and his family moved to Chesapeake, Virginia, where he was cared for with the utmost compassion and professionalism at Portsmouth Regional Medical Center by the doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals who worked there. His loved ones, as well as the others he served alongside in the Navy, will miss him a great deal.
The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Friday, November 18, beginning at five in the afternoon and continuing until seven in the evening. This event is being held in memory of the deceased. Funeral Services will be held at Botsford Baptist Church on Saturday, November 19, at one o’clock in the afternoon. The deceased was a member of the church. Following the conclusion of the funeral services, the body will be interred in the church cemetery. DeLoach-McKerley-Prescott is a funeral home and cremation service that can be found in Waynesboro, Georgia 30830 at 220 East 6th Street (706-554-3531).