Charles W. Skelton
Feb. 21, 1921-Oct. 2, 2012
Charles W. Skelton, 91, of Roachdale, died Tuesday morning at his home. He was born Feb. 21,1921, at Roachdale, to Fred and Anna Mae Miller Skelton. Charles graduated from Roachdale High School in 1939. He married Florence Kennedy on Aug 31, 1945 at Indianapolis. He was employed at Prestolite Batteries and Kroger Warehouse in Indianapolis before beginning his career as a farmer.
He is survived by his wife; two daughters, Phyllis Stafford of Jacksonville, Fla., and Patricia “Estelle” Claycomb of Crawfordsville; son Charles (Irene) Skelton II of Crawfordsville; six grandchildren, Anita Bannister, Mark Claycomb, Angela Peebles and Heather Laffoon, all of Crawfordsville, Virginia Tallent Kingsport, Tenn., and Tom Stafford of Akron, Ohio; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded by a brother, James.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 in the Roachdale Christian Church. Friends may call 3-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at the church. Burial will be in the Dover Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.serviesmorgan.com.