Jimmy Ray Skatzes
June 19, 1946 ‒ April 03, 2019
Formerly of Marion, Ohio
Jimmy Ray Skatzes, age 69, of Bellefontaine, passed away April 3, 2019 at Heartland of Marion.
Jimmy was born June 19, 1949 in Marion, Ohio to Ray and Mary (Williamson) Skatzes. Jimmy graduated from Marion Harding High School in 1968 and shortly after was drafted in the US Navy.
Jimmy worked many years for the Marion Power Shovel and later retired, in 2014, from Honda.
Jimmy loved to spend time with his friends and family. He was on several travel bowling leagues and competed in tournaments across the United States. He enjoyed his numerous collections especially shot glasses and hat pins and was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church in Bellefontaine.
Jimmy is survived by his mother, Mary Skatzes of Marion; daughters, Amy (David) McGowan and Courtney Skatzes both of Marion; grandchildren, Brandon, Austin, and Kaden McGowan; siblings, Steve (Deb) Skatzes of Virginia, Susan (Jessie) Kensler of Marion, Phyllis Skatzes of Marion, and Alice Daughtery of Marion.
A 12 noon funeral service, for Jimmy, will be held at The Marion Frist Church of The Nazarene, 233 West Church St., Marion on Friday, April 5, 2019. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.
Memorial donations may be made in Jimmy’s honor to Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Jimmy’s family. Online condolences and memories may be expressed by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.