Michael Eugene Skidmore, 52, of Rockwood, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, in Roane Medical Center, Harriman.
He was born in Rockwood on Sept. 26, 1960, to Lewis Skidmore and Estella Jones Altum. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Skidmore; daughter, Delta Renea; son, Michael Lee Skidmore; grandparents, Robert and Delta Jones and Beatrice Goddard; and uncle, Johnny Goddard.
Survivors include mother, Estella Jones Altum and husband Tommy, Rockwood; sons, Michael Chad Skidmore, Georgia, and James Robert "J.R." Skidmore, Georgia; sisters, Angie Ray McCartt and husband Greg, Harriman, and Lelia Kee and husband Travis, Rockwood; brother, Junior Ray, Rockwood; stepbrothers, Johnny Altum, Westel, and Robert Altum, Westel; special aunts, Bertha Barnes and husband Billy, Dalton, Ga., and Mazelle King and husband Billy, Dalton; girlfriend, Cindy Winfree, Dalton; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. The funeral service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. The graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.biz