Richard Melvin Skaggs
July 7, 1936 – February 7, 2019
Richard M. Skaggs, 82, of Phoenix, AZ, was born on July 7, 1936 In Hammond, Indiana and passed away at home on February 7, 2019. Richard served in the US Navy prior to returning back to Phoenix to work as an air conditioning contractor. Richard owned Arctic Refrigeration Service until his retirement. He was a member of the Refrigeration Service Engineer Society and the American Legion. In 2015 Richard was named Volunteer of the Year for the Community Library in Heber-Overgaard. Richard was a kind and generous man, who helped many in need during his lifetime. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Judy, daughter Debra Bock (Michael), son Bob (Kathleen Andereck), two grandchildren Douglas Bock (Kacee) and Melissa Giaccio (David) and three great-grandsons (and one great-grandson due any day). In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Friends of the Rim Community Library, PO Box 2144, Overgaard, AZ 85933 or Assistance League of Phoenix, 9224 N. 5th St., Phoenix, AZ 85020. A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 18th at 10am at Greenwood Memory Lawn Chapel, 719 N. 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009.
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Greenwood/Memory Lawn Mortuary
719 North 27th Ave