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Gene C. Skidmore

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Skidmore, Gene C.; age 66; of Wyandotte; passed away peacefully at his home on April 21, 2014. Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Hilda and Red (Bill) Skidmore. Dearest husband of Ruth; loving father of Gene Michael (Ana) of Dexter, MI, Brian (Ashley) of Biglerville, PA; and proud papa of Emma and Avery; dear brother of the late Marion Steward (the late Hank), Elaine Jones (the late Lloyd), Dorothy Patterson (the late Pat), the late William (Cathy) Skidmore, Ron (Kathy) Skidmore, and Don (Mary) Skidmore; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Gene will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. Retired Wyandotte Public School teacher and coach of 37 years. Inducted into the Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame in 2006 and the Michigan High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 2008. He helped establish the RHS Alumni Football club and was also a member of the Arm of Honor fraternity of Eastern Michigan University where he earned a Bachelors and a Masters Degree in Education. Visitation Thursday 1 to 8 p.m. at R. J. Nixon Funeral Home, 2544 Biddle Wyandotte. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m. In State until the funeral at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 72 Oak St., Wyandotte. Memorial donations to the First United Methodist Church or Arbor Hospice are suggested. www.nixonfuneralhome.com
Published in Heritage Newspapers on Apr. 23, 2014
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