11/13/1932 ~ 8/03/2018
Robert Skelton, Jr., Our sweet Husband, Father, Grandpa , Uncle & Friend to many lived a full happy wonderful life of almost 86 years. On August 3, 2018 Dad Passed away Peacefully while surrounded by his loving family. Dad was born to Robert Skelton Sr. and Agnes Skelton on November 13, 1932 in Magna, Utah. Dad loved his older brother Bud and Sister Beth. Dad graduated Cypress High School in Magna. Dad loved playing football and had many special friends. In 1952 – 1956 dad served in the United States NAVY in the Korean War, as a CT-2 Petty Officer. Dad attended and graduated the University of Utah as an Electrical Engineer. In 1957 he married his sweetheart Joannah Virginia McGugin of Mt. Pleasant, Utah. They have been married nearly 62 years. They were sealed in the Los Angeles Temple in 1975. He was blessed with 4 beautiful children Diana, Mark, Juli & Tod. The Skelton Family was raised in Orange County, California. Dad worked the next 37 years at Northrop Corporation as an Electrical Engineer. As a young boy Dad was passionate about electronics while he often took things apart and put them back together. Dad served as an awesome Baseball Coach, LDS Scout Master and various other church callings. Dad also served in 4 different Bishoprics & as a Bishop for 5 years. Dad was an avid outdoorsman enjoying Hunting, Fishing & Camping with family and friends. He retired in 1994 and has lived very happily in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Bob is the very proud Grandpa of 12 precious grandkids and 6 great grandchildren with another on the way. Dad was preceeded in death by his parents, brother & sister, & special nephews Robbie and Eric .
Funeral Services will be held Thursday August 9, 2018 at 11:00am at the Mt. Pleasant North Stake Center located at 461 No. 300 West in Mt. Pleasant, Utah.
Viewings will be held on Wednesday August 8, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00pm and on Thursday morning August 9, 2018 from 9:30 to 10:30am.
Graveside service will be immediately following Funeral Service in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery. Online condolence at rasmussenmortuary.com