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Barbee Skaggs, Taylor Co., KY (1929-2018)

He retired as produce manager at Kroger after some 42 years of service. Barbee was a friendly, outgoing person who enjoyed cutting up with people and was known as never meeting a stranger. A favorite activity after retiring was mowing his field on his riding lawn mower where he enjoyed comfort and peace being outdoors. He was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was the son of the late Ezra Lee Skaggs & Lillie Bea Sullivan Skaggs. His wife, Rosa Richardson Skaggs, survives. He leaves six direct living descendants.
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Barbee Skaggs, 88, Campbellsville, KY, died at 12:50amET, Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Campbellsville.

The funeral service for Barbee Skaggs will be at 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. John Butler. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, 200 Block West Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Barbee Skaggs, Taylor Co., KY (1929-2018)

Barbee Skaggs was the son of the late Ezra Lee Skaggs & Lillie Bea Sullivan Skaggs. He was born April 4, 1929 in Taylor County, KY. He died Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 88 years, nine months, and 17 days.

He retired as produce manager at Kroger after some forty-two years of service.

Barbee was a friendly, outgoing person who enjoyed cutting up with people and known as never meeting a stranger. A favorite activity after retiring was mowing his field on his riding lawn mower where he enjoyed comfort and peace being outdoors.

He united in marriage to Rosa Richardson, June 2, 1951.

Besides his wife, Rosa Skaggs of Campbellsville, he is survived by:
  • One son and two daughters: Steve Skaggs and wife, Karen; Sharon Wood and husband, George; and Debbie Skaggs, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Tim Wood and wife, Sarah, Jessica Lawson and husband, Jeremy and Kelly Lobb of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three great-grandchildren: Alexis Lobb, Ashley Lobb and Samantha Wilhoit

  • Two brothers-in-law: Charlie Richardson and wife, Phyllis of Campbellsville, KY; and Jimmy Richardson and wife, Carlotta of Lebanon, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • and many other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by one sister, Ethel Shofner; and two brothers in infancy, Vernon and Lonza Skaggs.

Send condolences to the family of Barbee Skaggs

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY is in charge of arrangements.


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Barbee Skaggs, Taylor Co., KY (1929-2018)



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