Robert G. Skiles, 85, of Biggsville, Illinois died at his daughter’s home on Saturday, August 7, 2021.
Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11th at First Christian Church, Keithsburg with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg. Memorials may be left for Keithsburg First Christian Church. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.
Robert Gene was born February 26, 1936 in Schuyler County, Illinois the son of Homer and Bertha Lincoln Skiles. On October 2, 1955 he married Betty Jean Young in Augusta, Illinois. They were married until her passing on February 21, 2012. Bob married Shirley Phillips Ewing on July 23, 2016 in Keithsburg; Shirley unexpectedly passed away on July 21, 2021. Bob worked as a plumber in Geneseo and Orion, later going out on his own in the Quad Cities area as Bob’s Plumbing. He was a member of First Christian Church, Keithsburg. In his free-time you could find Bob either fishing or tinkering in his shed.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children: Ronald Eugene Skiles, Delores Diane Skiles and Victoria Lynn Skiles; step-children: Ronald (Phyllis Ross) Mortimer, Kevin Mortimer, Bill (Melissa McIntire) Ewing and Cindy (Kevin) Snelson; 10 grandchildren; several great and great-great grandchildren and many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Betty, 4 sisters, 3 brothers and wife Shirley.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.