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K. Scott Borum

K. Scott Borum, age 50, of 1991 Hwy 421 North, Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 15, 2014 in the Johnson City Medical Center. Scott was born on December 28, 1963 in Athens, TN to Bob Borum and June Snider Borum. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Coralee and Sam Snider and Sara and Glen Borum.
He was of the Christian faith. Scott was a United States Army Veteran; while serving in the Army he worked at Walter Reed Medical Hospital in Washington, DC. He was president of Borum Health Care LLC and owner of Johnson County Funeral Services LLC. He enjoyed fishing, boating, working on cars and Tennessee football and spending time with his family.
Survivors in addition to his parents include his wife, Jessica Vernon Borum; three daughters: Sarah Elizabeth Begely and husband Nicholas of Noblesville, IN, Abigale Coralee Borum of Mountain City, TN and Stella Grace Vernon of Mountain City, TN; one son, Joshua Scott Borum of Windfall, IN; three grandchildren: Collin Begley, Gavin Begley and Keelan Rhea Borum, and several cousins.
Funeral service for K. Scott Borum was conducted on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Charles B. Hux Chapel of the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with Mr. Dwayne Dickson officiating. The family received friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Pallbearers were Josh Borum, Tim Roysten, Doug Johnson, John Vernon, Evan Vernon, Luke Fowler, Jon Munns, Dave Park, and Rick Shaw. Honorary Pallbearers were Nick Begley, Dan Lipford, Bob Borum, Damon Cotter, Matt Fowler and many close and special friends. Military graveside service and entombment were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from the Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum of Love accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard.
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Professional services for K. Scott Borum are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 West Main Street, Mountain City, Tennessee.