David A. Skaggs

April 06, 1956 ‒ April 07, 2019

Galion, Ohio

David A. “Dave” Skaggs, 63, of Galion passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019 at AlterCare of Bucyrus after a battle with lung cancer.

Born April 6, 1956 in Bucyrus, he was the son of the late Robert and Dolores (Kennedy) Skaggs.  He married Carol F. (Dyer) Skaggs and she survives.

He was a graduate of Col. Crawford High School in 1974 and owned and operated Suburban and Gala Lanes for 20 years.  He also worked for PPG Industries in Crestline for 20 years.  Dave was a member of the American Legion Scarbrough Post 243 and VFW Post 4329 both of Galion.  He loved fishing and bowling.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Colten J. Skaggs of Galion, sister, Barbara (Larry) Nigh of Bucyrus, brother, Paul (Susan) Skaggs of Crestline and close friend Sherry Thomas of Galion.

A celebration of life will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the American Legion Scarbrough Post 243, 118 S. Market Street, Galion, Ohio 44833.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of North Central Ohio in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dave Skaggs, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.


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  • So very sorry Carol, Colten, Sherry, family and friends. Rest easy because he’s in a better place now. I pray for your comfort at this difficult time.

  • I pray for all family and friends in this sad time…. Dave was a happy giving person who no matter what would stick up for you… Even if it was just hearing you out…I didn’t know him long but I’m sure glad good included him in my life… Colton you were your dad’s price possession he always talked about you… Then he reunited with his wife.. You all brought him joy.. This I know.. Because he told me so many times..I can’t be there Saturday I have to work.. And I’m so sorry for that…. Good bless take care

  • You will be missed Dave,prayers to your family. See you on the other side my friend🙏

  • We have had such great times with Dave. Fishing, bowling, playing cards, sitting by a fire, watching ballgames and so much more. He will be missed . Our thoughts and prayers to all. With love, Joe and Jean Beck

  • Carol, Sherry,Colton—-We are sorry for your loss. I know that Dave cherished each one of you. He knew that I wished him well and Bob and I both told him that at the Clinic. May he Rest In Peace.