Steven Wayne Skaggs
Steven Wayne Skaggs 31, resident of
Okmulgee, died in a Tulsa Hospital on Tuesday of a sudden
illness. He was born in Okmulgee on September 28, 1976 to
Clarence Wayne and Linda Sue (Noble) Skaggs. Steven attended
and graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1995. He attended
Carl Albert Jr. College and Northeastern State University.
He played baseball from T-Ball to college, playing pitcher
for the Okmulgee Bulldogs. He was an avid outdoorsman and
member of the Okmulgee Bow Club. He enjoyed all seasons of
hunting and fishing. Spending as much time as possible
teaching his sons what he loved so much.
He leaves behind his parents; Wayne and
Linda Skaggs, two beautiful children; Hunter Lynn Skaggs and
Artcher Wayne Skaggs, grandmother; Imogene Matthews,
grandparents; Fred and Wanda Adams, aunts and uncles;
Marvena and Donald Belcher, Marilyn Greene, James Noble,
Gelena Betts, Shirley and Bill Lawrence, Julian and Patsy
Acevedo, Jim and Diana Lemaster, Les and Lisa Skaggs, Carol
and Ron Cowan, Rita and Tony Benson, Billy Matthews, Charles
and Diane Matthews.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Kelley, Mike
LeGrand, Art Caldwell, Matt Mabrey, Brian Bridgeman, John
Grubb, Honorary Pallbearers will be Bo Kelley, Pat Kelley,
Ronnie Bean, Chris Lindley and David Dunlap.
Funeral Services will be on Friday,
February 22, 2008 at 2 PM at the First Assembly of God
Church with Revs. Raymond Doke and Keith Baldridge
officiating. Interment will be in the Leana Cemetery in
Leana, Oklahoma. Visitation will be on Thursday 1-8 PM at
the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home.
The family suggests in lieu of flowers,
give to the Linda Skaggs Memorial Fund for Steven Skaggs at
the Citizens Security Bank in Okmulgee.