Jimmy L. Skipworth, 69, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at The Cedars, McPherson. He worked for CertainTeed for 30 years as a batcher and in the grinding department.
Jimmy was born on January 13, 1945, in McPherson, KS, the son of Thomas Nolan, Sr. and Ruth Leota (Rariden) Skipworth. He was united in marriage to Floy Dean Carruth on April 30, 1976, in Newkirk, OK.
He served in the Kansas Army National Guard.
Survivors include: wife, Floy of the home; two daughters, Dena Ramirez (Alex) of Kansas City, MO and Tara Souder (Aric) of McPherson, KS; siblings, John Loewen (Marge) of Hutchinson, KS, Kay Goodsheller of McPherson, KS, and Tom Skipworth (Helen) of McPherson, KS; five grandchildren, Hayley, Ella, and Camren Ramirez and Daric and Savannah Souder.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Evelyn Ratzlaff and Patsy Skipworth.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 AM, Monday, December 29, 2014, at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Cate officiating. Burial will follow in the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sunday, December 28, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Skipworth Family Grandchildren’s Education Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jimmy L. Skipworth please visit our Sympathy Store.