October 25, 1946 - June 25, 2019
FORTVILLE – Jerry Virgil Skaggs, Sr., age 72, of Fortville, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. He was born in Newport, Kentucky on October 25, 1946 to Thomas and Angie (Steward) Skaggs. He married Rhonda (Likens) on June 29, 1985 in Fortville. He was a successful carpenter for Jerry Skaggs Construction for many years. Jerry is survived by his wife, Rhonda Skaggs; children, Angie (Willie) Tillman, Mary Skaggs, and Jerry Skaggs, Jr.; step-children, Kimberly (James) Dean and Nicole (Johnny) Hill; 9 grandchildren, Lydia Parker, Joshua Filson, Bobby Hill, Bonney Hill, Tyler Dean, Nicholas Hill, Nicholas Dean, Adelyn Brewer, and Matthew Hill; 4 great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Parker, Abigail Parker, Toby Filson and Noah Filson; and siblings, Ellen Bush, Jackie Hutchinson, Ronald Skaggs, Bill Skaggs, and Robert Skaggs. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Angie Skaggs; and siblings, Tom Skaggs, Roy Skaggs, Angie Miller, Linda Andis, and Shirley Woodsmall. A memorial gathering will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Park Chapel Christian Church, 1176 E. McKenzie Road, Greenfield, IN 46140. A memorial service will take place immediately following the gathering at 6:00 p.m. Jud Weece will be officiating. A private graveside service will take place at a later date at Memorial Park Cemetery in Indianapolis. Memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E 91st St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240, Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901 or Hancock County Humane Society, 214 E Main St, Greenfield, IN 46140. Envelopes will be available at the church. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.
FORTVILLE – Jerry Virgil Skaggs, Sr., age 72, of Fortville, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. He was born in Newport, Kentucky on October 25, 1946 to Thomas and Angie (Steward) Skaggs. He married Rhonda (Likens) on June 29, 1985... View Obituary & Service Information
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