Rufus Earl Skillern(1943 - 2013)

Rufus Earl Skillern
Nov 2, 1943 - Mar 9, 2013
Resident of Oakland, CA
Rufus was born in Texas and moved to Oakland at age 2. He graduated from Fremont High and would later receive his PhD from UCLA. He taught at McClymonds High School for 10 years. Preceding him in death are his parents Elton and Virginia Skillern. Rufus is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sheryl; his children, Shelley, Stacy, Vondrai and Rufus JR; his grandaughter Kaleia; his brother Ray; his sisters Jackie and Gwen; and a host of extended family and friends. Memorial Services will be held at the Solid Rock Church, 5970 Thorton Ave, Newark, CA on March 22nd at Noon

Published in Inside Bay Area on Mar. 17, 2013