Michael Lynn “Mick” Skaggs, 1954 - 2020
Michael Lynn “Mick” Skaggs went to be with the Lord Monday, June 1, 2020, in Muskogee. Mick was born Feb. 27, 1954, to Silas Skaggs and Bessie (Brown) Skaggs, in Prague. Mick grew up in Bristow and graduated in 1972. He moved to Tonganoxie, Kansas. He worked as a project manager for an Environmental industry. He married his best friend the love of his life Sept. 10, 2002. Moving to Cyril, he worked for Caddo County District 2, before retiring in 2015. Mick made many friends and memories along his journey. He loved firing up the smoker and spending time with his family and friends, but most of all spending every minute he could with his bride. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Mick was preceded in death by his parents, Silas and Bessie Skaggs, son-in-law, Jared Simmons, two brotherin-laws, Walt Jones and Paul Miller.
He was survived by his wife, Lisa Skaggs, of the home; two sons, Lucas Skaggs and wife Carly, of McLouth, Kansas and Timothy Skaggs and wife Jennifer, of Kansas City, Kansas; three daughters, Korie Hendsbee, of Cyril, Ashley Wagstaff and husband Christopher, of Blanchard, Shelbi Simmons, of Blanchard; two brothers, David Skaggs and wife Donna of Bristow, Shannon Kuykendall and wife Betty of Van Buren, Arkansas; two sisters, Helen Miller of Bristow, and Evelyn Jones, of Bristow; 14 grandchildren, Lucas, Taylor, Elliot, Cherish, Kaylene “Honey”, Christopher, Paige, Kelton, Leila, Tinnlee, Lillian, Riggin, Tristen, and Silas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a celebration of Mick’s life on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Bristow, at the home of niece Channiel Underwood and husband Teddy.