Aaron L. "Skinny" Skeen, 76, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away on Dec. 20, 2012, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 30, 1936, in Jackson County, a son of the late Gordon Howard and Doris Skeen.
Aaron was a retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant with 22 years of service. He then retired from Borg/Warner General Electric as a Chemical Operator with 20 years of service. He was a member of the DAV, American Legion Post 15 Parkersburg and VFW.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Lieselotte Bergner Skeen whom was born, raised, and hails from Germany; one daughter, Delphia Scott and husband Tim of Ravenswood, W.Va.; one sister, Karen Davis of Charleston, W.Va.; three brothers, Marvin Skeen and wife Peggy of Alabama, Max Skeen and wife Jonnieann and Phillip Skeen and wife Faye, both of Ripley, W.Va.; sister-in-law, Dorothy Skeen of North Carolina; four grandchildren, Joshua Aaron Anthony who is serving in the Nation Guard and his wife Francine of Charleston, W.Va., Ronald Glen Anthony and his wife Gabbi who are both serving in the U.S. Navy of Norfolk, Va., Brandon Ray Scott and Tiffany Brooke Scott, both of Ravenswood, W.Va.; and three great-grandchildren, Eythen Aaron-Thomas Anthony, Arwen Dawn Anthony and Aaron Jaxton Anthony.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Skeen and Allan Skeen; one sister, Delphia Fleck; and one son-in-law, Ronald Glenn Anthony.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg with the Rev. Dr. William R. Thomas officiating with full military rites conducted by American Legion Post 15 of Parkersburg. Interment will follow at Goshen Cemetery in Kentuck, W.Va. at 3 p.m. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at the funeral home.
An online guestbook will be available at www.lamberttatman.com.