Published in The Bradenton
Herald on December 13, 2012
Robert W. Skelton, 79, Bradenton, died December 12, 2012. Born in Danville,
IL he moved to Bradenton in 1962 from Kankakee, Il.
He was a member of the ELKS Lodge 1511 of Bradenton, FL, a member of the
PGA, he was a Pro for more than 35 years at the Palma Sola Golf Club,
he played Minor League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1950's,
he was an avid fisherman and a Manatee High School Wrestling fan.
Survived by sons, Robert G. of Serverna Park, MD and Brian C. of Bradenton,
FL; daughters, Julie S. Johnson of Palmetto, FL and Jennifer E. Ward of
Radcliff, KY; 3 grandchildren.
Visitation 2:00-4:00 P.M. Friday December 14, 2012 at Brown & Sons
Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel 604 43rd Street West,
Bradenton, FL 34209.
Burial to be at Springhill Cemetery in Danville, Illinois. Memorial donations
to Tidewell Hospice,