Date: Sunday, November 5, 2017
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus MO 63028
Date: Monday, November 6, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Brown Cemetery, Perryville, Missouri
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 253
John Gilbert Skaggs, age 81. formerly of Festus entered into rest October 31, 2017 at his Herculaneum residence. John was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from the personnel department at General Motors; he was a member of American Legion Post 253, Twin City Amvets Post 171 and VFW Post 3777. He enjoyed fishing, dancing, music, shooting matches and wss an avid Cardinal fan. Born October 20, 1936, in Crystal City, Missouri, to the late Wendell and Sadie (Brown) Skaggs.
Survived by his loving family which includes his wife: Janet (Kennedy) Skaggs; daughters: Donna (Scott) Higgins of Wildwood, MO, Racheal (Tim) Ramsey of Keller, TX and Gail (Doug Zumach) Skaggs of Scottsdale, AZ; step-children: Watson "Buddy" Akins of Herculaneum, MO, Kenny (Wendy Miller) Akins of Byrnes Mill, MO and Tammy (Barry) Burley of DeSoto, MO; sisters: Trula Skaggs of Festus, MO and Faye (Bud) Oldham of Pevely, MO; 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by brothers, Wayne and Lionel.