In Memoriam: Jack Scarborough

Jack Scarborough, founder of Lubbock, Texas-based distributor Scarborough Specialties (PPAI 103129), passed away on July 19 after a battle with cancer. He was 65.

A graduate of Texas Tech University, Scarborough’s interests included traveling, the mountains of Ruidoso, golf, quail hunting, cookouts, the Red Raiders, and time with friends and family. He founded his eponymous distributor business in 1992.

Scarborough is survived by his wife Cindy, daughter Jill Jacobus and her husband Jay, son Stan and his wife Amanda, daughter Lee Bryant and her husband Tory; eight grandchildren; brother Jerry and his wife Janette, sister Judy Sell and her husband George, and sister-in-law Cathy Wilson.

A visitation for Scarborough was held Monday at Lake Ridge Chapel and services were this morning at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Lubbock. Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, P.O. Box 6523, Lubbock, Texas 79493; Living Water International, 4001 Greenbriar Dr., Stafford, Texas 77477; and St. Luke’s UMC in memory of Jack Scarborough, 3708 45th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79413.

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Matina Zenios
July 26, 2019
Stan, Jay, Jill and families, I’m so sorry for your loss! May his memory be eternal.
Pete Langdon
July 23, 2019
So sad to hear of Jack's passing. A true southern gentleman and he will be missed. Deepest condolences to the Scarborough family.
jerry Chiat
July 23, 2019
Our condolences to you and your family.
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