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Dale Edward Skaggs Sr.

September 24, 1942

Dale Skaggs Sr. Obituary

With profound sadness, we bid farewell to a remarkable man. 

SFC (R) Dale E. Skaggs Sr. was born September 24, 1942 in, Rochester Pennsylvania. Dale retired and resided in Kentucky for several years before sadly passing away on February 3, 2024 leaving behind a legacy of honor, courage, and love.

Dale dedicated 20 years of his life to serving in the United States Army, followed by 18 years of devoted civil service. His bravery and selflessness were exemplified during his service in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Soldiers Medal for his valor in rescuing personnel and equipment from a fire. Those who were blessed to know him, knew his passion and love of cars, trucks, tractors, dogs, and his family. 

Dale is preceded in death by his beloved wives, Mary E. Skaggs and Carol Goodlett Skaggs.

He is survived by his sons and daughters: Rick L Skaggs (wife; Linda), Dale E. Skaggs Jr. (wife; Toni), Michael A. Skaggs (wife; Mary Jo), Thomas A. Skaggs (wife; Lisa), Terry R. Skaggs (wife; Missy), and Sherry E. Skaggs Bumgardner (husband; Jeremy). His memory will be cherished by his grandchildren, who brought him immense pride and joy. Justin (wife; Tisha), Tamara, Edward (wife; Becca), Crystal,Judy (husband; Mikel), Sabrina (husband; Noe), Michael (wife; Madison), Elizabeth (husband; Jesse), Shaun’ Ta, Tabitha (husband; Sammy), Sina (husband; Jonah), Thomas II, Tiffany, Timothy, Tatiana,Terry Jr. (wife; Brittany), Jonathan (wife; Jenny), Cody (wife; Ashley), and Schielar. He also leaves behind 34 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren, each a precious part of his legacy. His second wife and family consists of Carol Goodlett-Skaggs ,and step children: Tammy, Angela, Sherry, Kevin as well as several grand and great grand children.  
Dale will be deeply missed by all who knew him, but his spirit will live on in the hearts of his family and friends.

Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.

Funeral services for Mr. Skaggs will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the chapel of Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY. A graveside service with military honors will follow at North Hardin Memorial Gardens, Radcliff, KY.

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February 17, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Chism Family Funeral Home
769 Highland Ave
Vine Grove, KY 40175

Funeral Service
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Chism Family Funeral Home
769 Highland Ave
Vine Grove, KY 40175


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