Barbee Skaggs, age 88 of Campbellsville, KY, a son of the late Ezra Lee Skaggs & Lillie Bea Sullivan Skaggs, was born April 4, 1929 in Taylor County, KY. He died at 12:50 A.M., Sunday, January 21, 2018 in Campbellsville.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He retired as produce manager at Kroger after some 42 years of service.
Barbee was a friendly, outgoing person who enjoyed cutting up with people and known as never meeting a stranger. A favorite activity after retiring was mowing his field on his riding lawn mower where he enjoyed comfort and peace being outdoors.
He united in marriage to Rosa Richardson, June 2, 1951.
Besides his wife, Rosa Skaggs of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and two daughters: Steve Skaggs and wife, Karen, Sharon Wood and husband, George and Debbie Skaggs of Campbellsville; three grandchildren: Tim Wood and wife, Sarah, Jessica Lawson and husband, Jeremy and Kelly Lobb of Campbellsville; three great-grandchildren: Alexis Lobb, Ashley Lobb and Samantha Wilhoit; two brothers-in-law: Charlie Richardson and wife, Phyllis of Campbellsville and Jimmy Richardson and wife, Carlotta of Lebanon; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Ethel Shofner and two brothers in infancy, Vernon and Lonza Skaggs.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. John Butler
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery