Robert Lewis Skidmore, 84, of Paris, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Paris Regional Medical Center.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23rd at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Norris officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
Robert, the son of Robert Skidmore & Susie Holt Skidmore, was born Nov. 8, 1936, in Paris.
He was a deacon at Southside Baptist Church and treasurer for 20 years. Robert spent his life working at Uarco. He also loved woodworking. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and proudly served his country.
His parents, Robert & Sue Skidmore, and his in-laws, Jack & Martha Cope, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Cope Skidmore, two sons, Rusty Skidmore & wife Carla, and Rodney Skidmore & wife Lisa, three grandchildren, Kaitlyn Sleeper & husband Caleb, Elisha Skidmore & boyfriend Cade Armstrong, and Jacob Skidmore, one great granddaughter, Elizabeth Sleeper, sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law, Jackie & Johnny Clark and Carol & Sam Weller along with many nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
Casket bearers will be: Todd Kourakos, Barry Cope, Larry Cope, Cade Armstrong, Caleb Sleeper, Rick Ruthart, Benny Fields, and Bruce Conder. Honorary bearers will be members of the Men I Sunday School Class and Deacons of Southside Baptist Church.
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