Glen Skidmore, 83, of North Ridgeville, passed away on Sunday March 14, 2021 at The Villa Camillus Nursing Center in Columbia Station. He was born on January 12, 1938 in Shock, WV. Glen had resided in North Ridgeville for over 30 years and formerly lived in Elyria. He was a veteran and served in the US Navy from July 1958 to July 1962. Glen was a tow motor operator for many years and worked at the GM Fisher Guide Plant in Elyria and then at MTD in Cleveland from where he retired. He was a life-member of the Auxiliary at VFW Post #9871 in North Ridgeville and a member of Moose Lodge #778 in Elyria. Glen was an avid golfer and he also enjoyed bowling, bingo and playing the guitar. Glen Skidmore is survived by: his wife, Lois (nee Winterfield); two daughters, Bernice Beck and Valerie Prunty, both of CA; three step-daughters, Teri Ciacchi (Mark Welch) of Portland, OR, Sheri DelGuidice of North Ridgeville and Geri Ciacchi (Joe Rocha) of Grafton; one step-son, John Ciacchi of North Ridgeville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ann Laubert of Newton Falls, Nancy Rodgers (Ron) of Courtland and Linda Baldwin of Lorain; his brother, Gary Skidmore (Cora) of Niles; and a half-sister, Emmalee Crouse of West Virginia. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ella Nichols and Nina Hebble. The family will receive friends on Saturday March 20, 2021 from 11am to 1pm at the Liston Funeral Home, 36403 Center Ridge Rd., (at Stoney Ridge Rd.), North Ridgeville. Members from the Auxiliary of VFW Post #9871 will conduct a service at 1:00pm followed by Rev. Chuck Behrens who will officiate the memorial service. Following the memorial service, a meal will be served at VFW Post #9871, 6805 Lear Nagle Rd., North Ridgeville, where the Honor Guard will conduct military honors. Memorial contributions are suggested to VFW Post #9871 in North Ridgeville. The family wants to send a special thank you to Harmony Hospice for the care that they gave to Glen.
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