William Charles Skaggs

William Charles Skaggs

William Charles Skaggs of Iron Mountain, passed away on  Sept. 26, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 78.

He was born on Nov. 20, 1939 in Iron Mountain, a son of the late William H. and Melbourne Phegley Skaggs.

On July 25, 1959, he was united in marriage to Linda King, who survives.

To this union was born three children: Bill Skaggs and wife Sharon, Sally Mathes and husband Kent, both of Iron Mountain, and Susan Ladd of Park Hills.

Also surviving are seven sisters: Earlene Morris and Maxine Nichols of Iron Mountain, Nadine Smith,”Carl” of Farmington, Betty Usher “Paul” and Margaret Gibson “John,” both of Bismarck, Melba Enderle of Seymore, and Virginia Light “Rick” of Ellington; eight grandchildren, Shannon, Josh, Shalyn, Tessa, Lynzi, Andrew, Garrett, and Carla; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Wanna Skaggs of Park Hills; and many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Heasel Ray “Sonny” Skaggs.

Bill, as he was known, was a member of and director of World Missions for the International Christian Fellowship and went on mission trips to foreign countries.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, October. 2, at 1 p.m. from Cole Family Funeral Home.

Interment was in Iron Mountain Cemetery with Military Honors.

Visitation began on Monday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Serenity Hospice.

Online condolences may be made at www.colefamilyfuneralhomes.com.