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July 21, 2013

Lewis W. Skellon, Jr.

MIDDLEPORT — Mr. Lewis W. Skellon, Jr., of Middleport, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Skellon was born in the Town of Shelby, November 22, 1942, a son of the late Lewis W. and Dorothy (Starr) Skellon, Sr. A lifelong area resident, he was employed by Harrison Radiator Division of GMC for 30 years and retired in 1995.  He was a member of United Auto Workers,   Local 686, ABATE motorcycle club of New York, and was a gunsmith. He was an avid motorcyclist, enjoyed leatherworking, was quick with a joke and had a wonderful smile.

Survivors include five children, Lewis W. Skellon III of Lyndonville, Roxanne (Kevin) Henry of Charleston, SC, Sherry (Jim) Atkins of Medina, Gypsy Lou Skellon and Brandy Skellon of Medina; two step-children, Mike and Nick Riggle; three grandchildren, Jennifer (Donald) Weikel, Aaron Wisniewski, Fallon (Willis) Roy; three great grandchildren, Emma Wisniewski, DJ Roy and Hailey Weikel; former wife, Charlotte Skellon; best friend, Laura Moy; and devoted dog, Buffy.

Friends may call on Wednesday (4-8) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina, where his funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11AM. Pastor Ben Allen will officiate and   interment will be in Millville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Visit www.cooperfuneralhomemedina.com to share condolences.

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