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Hershel E. Skaggs

October 17, 1963 ~ July 4, 2017 (age 53)

   Hershel E. Skaggs, II, 53, former resident, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

   Cremation has taken place.  A graveside service is scheduled for 3:30 PM, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, New Mexico with Pastor Jimmy Tarvin officiating. Carlsbad Veterans Honor Guard will provide military honors.

   Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

   Hershel E. Skaggs, II, was born October 17, 1963 in Carlsbad, NM to Hershel Elvin and Katherine Marcine (Pointer) Skaggs, Sr.  He joined the US Navy where he worked as a mechanic on submarines.  Hershel later moved to Albuquerque, where he worked for the VA as a clerk.  He was preceded in death by his father, Hershel Elvin Skaggs.

   Survivors are his mother, Kathy Skaggs Nymeyer of Carlsbad, NM and sisters: Terry Mendes and Deb Torres and husband, Albert, all of Indiana.

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 Service Information

Graveside Service
July 11, 2017

3:30 PM
Carlsbad Cemetery
1506 Boyd Drive
Carlsbad, NM 88220

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