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James D. Skaggs, 46, of Shelbyville

James D. Skaggs, 46, of Shelbyville, IN passed away Friday, March 18, 2022 at his residence.


He was born April 30, 1975 in Shelbyville to Freddy Skaggs and Jenny Rutherford. 


James graduated from Southwestern High School in 1995. He was an industrial technician and specialized in restoring damages caused by natural disasters as well as   He was a hard worker and loved his work helping those in need.


He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling with his family.


James married Debbie (Patterson) Skaggs on September 8, 2007, and she survives.


He is also survived by his father, his son, Tylor Skaggs, and daughter, Jenny Skaggs, 2 sisters, 3 brothers, and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his mother.


Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.


Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the funeral home with Brother Ray Coll officiating.


Burial will be in Van Pelt Cemetery.


Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve James’ family.


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