James Ralph Skiles, 83 passed away on November 27, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.
He was the husband of Brenda. They shared 53 years of marriage together. Born in Kilgore, Texas, he was the son of James C. and Allean Skiles, He attended and graduated from South High, Akron Ohio and attended Kent State, he was a US Veteran, serving in the US Army. He was employed at General Tire of Akron, Ohio and retired in 1984. He was a member of Goodyear Heights Baptist Church of Akron, Ohio, attended First Baptist Church of Duncan, OK, he enjoyed volunteering at Kiwanis of Duncan. His hobbies were motorcycles and old cars. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother and stranger to no one. He is survived by his spouse Brenda, sister Emma Schlagenhauser, son Mark C. (Ria) Skiles, Daughters Amy (Brian) Loos, Melissa (Keith) Holman, brother-in-law Ronnie (Ruthann) Munn, sister-in-law Vickie Hay, grandchildren James S. Skiles, Lauren Skiles, Naomi Remila, Austin & Connor Loos, Hunter & Emmi Holman and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on December 4, 2018 at Scottsdale Bible Church in Scottsdale, AZ.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Mason’s of Akron, Ohio. Graveside services will be held at a later date in the spring of 2019 in Duncan, OK.Print Obituary & Condolences