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John Taylor “Tate” Skaggs, III

October 1, 1965 ~ September 17, 2022 (age 56) 56 Years Old

John Skaggs, III Obituary

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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