Graveside Services for Robert "Bob" Skaggs age 91, of Clovis, NM will be held Friday, June 14, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. at Mission Garden of Memories with Eugene Guthals officiating. Bob was born June 29, 1921, in Roswell, NM to Robert and Vena Hines Skaggs. He graduated in 1940, from Clovis High School and went in serve in the U.S. Army serving in WWII. Bob married Marie Riley April 12, 1947, in Clovis, NM. Bob worked as a clerk for the Santa Fe Railroad for 40 years and was a member of the VFW and the Elks Lodge in Clovis. He was a huge football fan and liked the Dallas Cowboys.
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Bob is survived by his daughter Lynette Wood of Portales, NM two sons Jimmy Richard Skaggs of Clovis, NM, and Bill (Nancy) Skaggs of Carrolton, TX; two grandchildren Cindy Behne of the Colony, TX; Lance Wood of Portales, NM; four great grandchildren Dax Behne, Zane Behne, Vanna Behne and Trent Wood; brother and sister in law Earl and Marlene Riley of Clovis, NM, James Riley of Midland, TX, and Betty and Eugene Guthals of Clovis, NM. He is preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and one sister Ernestine Warmock.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Steed Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana Blvd Clovis, New Mexico 88101,(575) 763-5541. You may sign the guest book on line at www.steedtodd.com
Published in the Clovis News Journal and Portales News-Tribune on June 13, 2013