OBITUARY

Richard Francis Skibba

October 4, 1938August 31, 2021
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Richard “Dick” Francis Skibba was born on October 4, 1938 in Junction City, Wisconsin. He grew up in Wisconsin and Washington State. He attended Catholic school as a child and continued his strong faith throughout his life. He was a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia.

He served in the 32nd artillery division of the army. After his army service, he began a career in sales that lasted 50 years. He was the Executive Vice President of Sales for Heritage Bag Company and retired in 2006. His job led he and his family to live in many different places – Wisconsin, Washington State, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, California and Georgia.

He loved sports! He was Steeler’s fan, Braves supporter, loved to play and watch golf and loved fishing. He is preceded in death by his mother Sylvia Marie Skibba, father, George James Skibba brother, Jim Skibba and sister, Mary Lou Skibba. He is survived by his sister, Sally Blank.

He is also survived by his wife of 60 years, Sally Skibba (Carpenter), son Mike, son Chris and wife JoAnn, daughter Michelle and husband, Patrick; 8 grandchildren Jaclyn and husband Justin, Ryan, Lauren, Ashley, Allison, Jacob, Kate, and Tyler; and great grandchildren, Jackson, Peyton, and Cameron. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Dick’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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