Robert Roy Skelton, Sr., 85, passed away September 9, 2020 at his home in Carroll County. Graveside services are 11 A.M. Saturday, September 12, 2020 with Rev. Joe Sansing and Rev. Granville Wiggins officiating. Military graveside honors will be provided by American Legion Post # 29.
Mr. Skelton was born in Grenada County to Clifton Carlton and Ruby Huffman Skelton, and lived most of his life in Carroll County. Robert served in the US Army during the Korean War. He farmed, painted and drove a truck for Lewis Grocery for many years. He enjoyed coon hunting.
He is survived by 3 daughters, Robbie S. Grantham (Bryan) of Georgia, Winnie Skelton of Savannah, Ga, Cassie Pierce (Scotty) of Coolidge, Ga; 4 sons, Robert Roy Skelton, Jr. of Carrollton, MS, Trampas Skelton (Melanie) of Greenwood, MS, Jeremiah Skelton (Suzanne) of Pollock, LA, Marcus Skelton of Savannah, GA; 3 brothers, Myron Skelton (Sheila) of Brookhaven, Ernie Skelton of Grenada, Jerry Skelton of Greensboro, NC; 12 grandchildren and several special nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Ty Skelton, Trevor Skelton, Matthew Jones, Justin Skelton, Bryan Grantham and
Carson Skelton. Honorary pallbearers are Rusty Skelton, Tim Skelton and James Skelton
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