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Charles W. Skelton

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Charles W. Skelton, 91, of Roachdale, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 2, 2012 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 the 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 conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 in the Roachdale Christian Church. Friends may call at the church 3-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.

Burial will be in the Dover (Ind.) Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at wwwserviesmorgan.com.