James Davis Skidmore, 88, passed Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Wichita Falls. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Morrison Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. in Bellevue Cemetery in Bellevue under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.
James was born August 30, 1930 in Cumby to the late Grover Cleveland and Blanche (Phelps) Skidmore. He married Wanda Dake April 11, 1992 in Archer City. James was a veteran of the United States Army and was owner operator of Skidmore's Graham Auto Rebuilders.
Survivors include: wife, Wanda Skidmore of Newcastle; daughter, Karen Holloway and husband, Robert of Dallas; sons, Jimmy Skidmore and wife, Valerie of Graham, Roger Skidmore and wife, Susan of Graham, Doug Pinkston and wife, Penny of Graham and Tommy Pinkston of Graham; 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Anna Lou Myers, Eva Jo Ratliffe, and Margie Wells and brother, Charles Phelps Skidmore.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.