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James P. Skirvin

September 21, 1949 March 15, 2021
James P. Skirvin
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James P. Skirvin, known to his family and friends as “Papa” or “Skirv”, 71 years of age, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on Monday, March 15, 2021. Jim is survived by his wife, soulmate, and best friend of 23 years, Ellen Skirvin; his sons, James Michael (Laura) and Scott Thomas (Tonya); his grandchildren, Desiree, Trent, and Savian; and 2 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his step-children, Jonathan Barnes and Amberlee Clark; his brothers, Michael Leroy Gaunt and Thomas Gaunt; and sister, Donna Skirvin Ruby; and his parents, Porter Skirvin and Eula Perkins. Jim served his country in the United States Air Force and worked for 24 years for the United States Postal Service. He enjoyed bowling, time with his friends and family, UK basketball, and games of all sorts. He was beloved by all and a great friend to many. Visitation will take place on Friday, March 19, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home, 7500 U.S. Hwy 42, Florence, KY, 41042, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jim’s name are suggested to a local youth bowling scholarship or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Please share your favorite memories of Jim or leave an online condolence for his family at www.stithfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Friday

19

Mar

10:00 AM 3/19/2021 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 3/19/2021 1:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States

Service

Friday

19

Mar

1:00 PM 3/19/2021 1:00:00 PM
Stith Funeral Homes - Florence

7500 U.S. Highway 42
Florence, KY 41042

Stith Funeral Homes - Florence
7500 U.S. Highway 42 Florence 41042 KY
United States
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