Arthur Skeens

Arthur V. Skeens

Sunday June 10, 1934 - Wednesday November 18, 2020
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Arthur V. Skeens, 86 of Hillsboro, passed away Wednesday November 18, 2020.

Arthur was born June 10, 1934 in Pike County, KY, the son of the late Stewart and Ida (Centers) Skeens. Beside his parents, Arthur is preceded in death by daughter, Deborah Shomo; grandson, Isaiah Skeens, brother, Ronald D. Skeens; nephew, Michael Cantrell.

Arthur retired after 32 ½ years from General Motors in Dayton. Arthur is a member of the Hillsboro Bible Baptist Church; Past Master of Sinking Spring Masonic Lodge prior to joining Highland Lodge #38 F&A.M.; Scottish Rite Valley of Cincinnati; assistant Boy Scout Leader of Troop #286 Tipp City.

On November 29, 1952, Arthur was united in marriage to Magdalene (Cantrell) Skeens whom survives. Arthur also survives by sons, Larry (Janet) Skeens of Bainbridge and Darrell (Susie) Skeens of Hillsboro, daughters, Vivian Delilah Contreras of Hillsboro and Regina (John) Whaley of Tennessee, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren, and sisters Lillian Blair of KY, Sylvia Cantrell of KY and Thelma McKenzie of KY.

Graveside services will be 12:00pm Monday November 23, 2020 at New Market Cemetery.

Donations can be made to the Hillsboro Bible Baptist Church.

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  • Graveside Service

    Monday November 23, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Monday November 23, 2020 12:00pm
    New Market Baptist Cemetery
    Address Not Available
  • Interment

    Monday November 23, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Monday November 23, 2020 12:00pm
    New Market Baptist Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Hillsboro, OH 45133
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Posted at 10:35am
Greatest dad ever.

Debbi Flivk

Posted at 04:55pm
My sweet lived a life full of family and love. I know you’re with Jesus and hugging Debbie and I can’t wait to see all of you again

Andrew and Cassidy

Posted at 12:26am
Heaven gained one of a kind today. You will be greatly missed by many. With our greatest sympathies to the family.
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Debbie Jarvis

Posted at 03:18pm
Regina and John, With our sincere condolences, We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Cherish those wonderful memories. Love Mark and Deb
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