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Lawrence Skidmore Jr.

November 5, 1939 — May 29, 2020

Lawrence Dewey “Butch” Skidmore Jr., age 80 of Mooresboro, NC, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at Fair Haven in Forest City.

He is survived by his children, Lawrence Dewey Skidmore III of Forest City, NC, Andrea Skidmore Poole and husband Jay of Forest City, NC, Anthony Skidmore of Forest City, NC, and Jonathan Skidmore of Forest City, NC, five grandchildren, Keaton Poole, Jacob Poole, Jacalyn Poole, Alexandra Poole, Jessica Windle, and Zane Skidmore, a sister, Patricia Gayle Smith and husband Jerry of Sharpsburg, Ga, and two nephews, Chris Smith of Atlanta, GA, and David Smith of Kings Mountain, NC.

Born November 5, 1939 in Mecklenburg County, Butch was the son of the late Lawrence Dewey Skidmore Sr. and Sadie Farrington Skidmore and was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Skidmore.

Butch served proudly in the United States Airforce.  He enjoyed traveling, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.  Butch especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren participate in soap box derby racing.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday at Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel.  Burial will follow at Cleveland Memorial Park.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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A service of Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory, Inc.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel

2518 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cleveland Funeral Services Chapel

2518 W Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28150

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Burial

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cleveland Memorial Park

1225 College Ave, Shelby, NC 28152

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