Cecil Skaggs Jr.

Cecil Harold Skaggs Jr., 70, of Bedford, Ky., died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at his residence.

He was born March 8, 1942, in Dayton, Ky., the son of Cecil Harold Sr. and Nellie Parrish Skaggs. He worked as a truck driver and traveled through Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy L. Schweitzer Skaggs; six daughters, Nellie Hewitt of Bedford, Ky., Sheila Hughes of Pendleton, Ky., Virginia Willhite of Bedford, Ky., Joyce Hewitt of Bedford, Ky., Aileen Skaggs of New Castle, Ky., and Helen "Sissy" Krohn of Bedford, Ky.; one son, Cecil Skaggs III of Vevay; four sisters, Wanda Kistner of Lockport, Ky., Kathy Seward of Carrollton, Ky., Tammy Botkins of Mount Eden, Ky., and Sandy Smith of Ghent, Ky.; one brother, Skip Skaggs of Carrollton, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; two great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Loretta Kopp and one granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday at the Ransdell Funeral Home.

Friends may call the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and 11 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.ransdellfuneral.com.