Burcham Tobias Funeral Home

119 East Main Street, Fairborn, OH


Martha E. Skaggs

April 19, 1935July 28, 2020

SKAGGS, Martha E, age 85 of Fairborn, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. She is preceded in death by her husband Leo Skaggs of 61 years; parents, Della M. (Lewis) & James T. Stephens; daughter, Deborah Denise Skaggs; sisters, Barbara Moore, Bertha Fannin, Ivory Hutchinson and Dixie Gilliam; brothers, Linval Stephens, Addie Stephens, Eldon Stephens; grandson, Stephen Bradley; great-grandchildren, Aydriona Sheets and Waylon Harshman. Martha is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa (Craig) Bradley, Sheila (Kevin) Bradley, Pamela (Bill) Sheets; sister, Beulah Fyffe; grandchildren, Joshua Bradley, Jeremiah Bradley, Jessica Harshman, Lyndsey Anders, Gunner Bradley, Sara Campbell, Stacy Kreitzer; great-grandchildren, Caiden, Alydia, Gracin, Embersly and Brayzlin, Justin and Andrew Bradley; Silas and Jack Harshman; Liam and Levi Kreitzer. Martha retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base where she worked in food service at various restaurants. She loved to cook for people. She was a faithful member of the Beech Grove United Baptist Church for many years and loved to sing and praise the Lord. She also enjoyed quilting but she especially loved all her grand and great-grandbabies. A visitation will take place on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 5-7pm at Burcham Tobias Funeral Home. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 11am. Martha's final resting place will be in Byron Cemetery.


  • Visitation

    Sunday, August 2, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, August 3, 2020


Martha E. Skaggs

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Robert Lyle

August 3, 2020

My condolences to mrs skaggs family i grew up a couple doors down from martha and leo and they were the best neighbors you could wish for they were kind friendly people not to many like them any more god bless in my prayers always

Steven Fyffe

August 1, 2020

There wasn't a time when I went to the nursing home to visit my uncle Charlie that I didn't miss stoping by to visit with her and we were able to sing together with both of them and now she is up there singing a song that Angels can't sing we will miss her but one day when our lives on earth is we will be with them that went on before us

Sarah Bailey

July 31, 2020

I'm so sorry for your loss. I loved checking in on Martha when I worked at Wright. Keeping you all in my prayers.

Kathy Keeton-Brannan

July 30, 2020

RIP Aunt Lizzie.Thank you for always opening your heart and door for me and mine. Thank you for the love you showed to my Mom ,from way back when she was a little girl. There's not ever been a child around you that didn't benefit from your love and kindness. Your work here is done and now it's your turn for glory. You are so loved. <3

Gunner Bradley

July 30, 2020

Martha Skaggs Shes My Grandma She Was A Very Loving And Caring Person. Great Cook As Well She Has A Very Special Place In My Heart And Memories. She Has Help Me And My Family Gave Us A Place To Live During Bad Times. i Miss Her So Much Love You Fly High

Donna Osborne

July 30, 2020

I will miss talking with you. I loved hearing you sing. You became my mom after my mom passed. Tell Mom and Dad I miss and love them. Tell Leo hi for me to. May you rest in peace. Love you, Donna Osborne


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