Andy Clyde Skaggs, 82, of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, passed away on Friday, January 25, 2013, at Autumn Oaks Care Center in Mtn. Grove.
He was born on November 10, 1930 in Cabool, Missouri, the son of Marion “Pete” and James Louise Inman.
Andy was a backhoe operator and a member of the Hoisting Engineers Local 513 for 60-plus years. He was an avid fisherman his entire life, enjoyed deer hunting with his son, Buster, being outdoors, and crossword puzzles were his favorite pastime.
Andy was preceded in death by his parents, Marion “Pete” Inman and James Louise Inman.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Sharon Louise Sanders Skaggs; two daughters, Bonnie Sue Warren and husband Ken of House Springs, Missouri, and Carol Ann Pritchett and husband Gary of Valley Park, Missouri; one son, Andy Clyde “Buster” Skaggs, Jr. and wife Faye of Valley Park; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends who will miss him dearly, along with his four-legged companion, Smokey.
A celebration of life was held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at the funeral chapel. His wish was to be cremated, and inurnment will be at a later date in Cabool Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, MO.
Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.