John Taylor “Tate” Skaggs, III, 56 of New Haven, passed away September 17, 2022 at Jewish Hospital, Louisville. He was an employee of Edlin Trucking, a member of the New Haven/Rolling Fork Fire Department, the Dixie Firefighters Association, the Owner/Operator Independent Drivers Association, and the Rolling Fork Christian Church. He was preceded in death by his father, John T. Skaggs, Jr.; along with a son, Billy Hoback. He is survived by his loving wife, Tina Skaggs; three sons, Jason Hoback (Brittany) and Taylor (Thecla) and Daniel Skaggs; three daughters, Amy Waldeck (Anthony), Bonnie Hoback, and Heather Woods; a brother, Stephen Skaggs (Donna); his mother, Elizabeth Cole (Fred); along with twenty-four grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Rolling Fork Christian Church with burial to follow in the Edlin Family Cemetery. Friends may visit 5-8 p.m. Friday at the Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home and after 8 a.m. Saturday at the church. In lieu of any flowers, please make all contributions to the family in care of the funeral home.
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