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Ronald L. Skaggs

November 12, 1955 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 64)



Ronald L. Skaggs, age 64, of Walnut, died Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Ronald was born November 12, 1955 in Princeton the son of Roy and Alice (Stocking) Skaggs.  He married Janice Butler on June 14, 1986 in Rock Falls.  He was employed at Walnut Custom Components for 30 years and also continued to farm his parents’ land.  Ronald was an avid NASCAR fan.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Skaggs of Walnut; three children, Dustin Skaggs, Austin (Sam Regan) Skaggs and Kristin (Tyler Stees) Skaggs all of Walnut; and five grandchildren, Sophia, Chloe, Justin, Jace and Emery.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut.  Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls with Reverend Richard Russo officiating.  Burial will be a Limerick Cemetery in Kasbeer.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the Walnut Fire Department.

Due to COVID-19 guidelines, masks will be required.



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July 15, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Garland Funeral Home
14733 IL HWY 92
Walnut, IL 61376

Mass of Christian Burial
July 16, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Andrew Catholic Church (Rock Falls)

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