In Memory Of

Rufus Earl Skillern

Oakland, California

1943 - 2013

Guest Book


March 28, 2013 | California

You were responsible for me getting my very first academic scholarship. You were a wonderful & caring teacher. R.I.P. Dr. Skillern! c/o 86

ronnette georges

March 22, 2013 | Vallejo, CA


March 21, 2013

Rest in Peace my Teacher... You will be truly missed

charles berthia

March 21, 2013 | Oakland, CA

You will always live in our hearts and prayers.

lamont white

March 21, 2013 | Richmond, CA

R.I.P My Friend And Teacher.


March 21, 2013

Doc! man i can't Believe this!! Ypou were an awesome teacher! i remeber when you would say, were goingto play a game... don't wake up dr.skillern! I pray God comforts your family during this time!

shelley cole

March 19, 2013 | Oakland, CA

Rest in Peace Dr. Skillern. Thank you for all of the valuable lessons.

teddy wenceslao

March 19, 2013 | Tracy, CA

RIP Mr. Skillern....memories of you will live forever in our hearts.

mrs. regina brooks-day

March 19, 2013 | Hayward, C, CA

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.


Rufus's Obituary

Rufus Earl SkillernNov 2, 1943 - Mar 9, 2013Resident of Oakland, CARufus 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...

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