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Roland Barry Skelton Jr.


1939 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Roland Barry Skelton Jr. Obituary
Skelton, Roland Barry Jr,
age 76, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2016. Roland loved to ride his bicycle many long miles with friends and by himself. Sports were always an important part of his life and he excelled at everything he tried. He attended and graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA where he played on a basketball scholarship. He was also in the Army and played on the All Armed Forces Team around Europe. After graduating from college, he worked in the medical surgical supply business for his career. He is survived by his wife, Kay, daughter Sharon Skelton and son James Skelton; step-daughters April and Jennifer Brewer and granddaughter Zelma Coomer. A celebration of his life will be held on Monday, March 14, 2016 at 11:00am at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary, 8555 E. Pinnacle Peak Road in Scottsdale, inurnment will immediately follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to , 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014. Arrangements entrusted to Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 9, 2016
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