Bill Gene Skelton Obituary

Monday, 30 December 2019 20:37

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Bill Gene Skelton of Hodgen, Oklahoma was born January 21, 1932 in Heavener, Oklahoma to Charles and Maud (Birdwell) Skelton and passed away December 24, 2019 in Poteau, Oklahoma at the age of 87.

He is survived by:

His wife:
Deborah Skelton of the home

One daughter-in-law:
Melba Skelton of Hodgen, Oklahoma

One step-son:
Michael Meeks of Morgantown, West Virginia

Numerous other relatives and a host of many friends

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Gene Skelton; two sisters, Irene McCurtain and Helen Taylor; and four brothers, Lester, Clyde, Floyd, and Woodrow McCurtain.

Bill was a life-long resident of the area, a retired truck driver for CCC Trucking and OK Foods, and a member of the Big Creek Baptist Church. He loved fishing, spending time with his family and friends. Bill will be dearly missed by many whom loved and knew him.

Funeral service was 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener, Oklahoma with Reverend John Mark Little officiating. Burial will follow in Hodgen Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.

Viewing was from noon until 7:00 p.m., Saturday; noon until 7:00 p.m., Sunday; and 8:30 a.m. until service time, Monday at the funeral home.

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