Elizabeth Ann “Becky” Skidmore Riepenhoff

By | May 23, 2014

Elizabeth Ann “Becky” Skidmore Riepenhoff, 57, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family. Becky was born April 28, 1957 in Gallia County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Warren and Mary Alice (Lawless) Skidmore. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Gallipolis, where she taught Catechism. A 1976 graduate of North Gallia High School, she was a member of the Jackson Garden Club.

Becky is survived by her husband, Jay Riepenhoff, Jackson, Ohio and children: Christopher (Amy) Skidmore, Evergreen, Ohio; Arthur Riepenhoff, Chicago, Illinois; Dorothy “Ciss” Riepenhoff, Wellston, Ohio; Joseph (Molly) Riepenhoff, Worthington, Ohio and David (Emily) Riepenhoff, Westerville, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Mason and Reagan Skidmore; Hunter, Lauren, Catherine, Amelia, Ethan and Will Riepenhoff; brother, Jimmy Skidmore, Evergreen and sisters: Peggy (David) McCarley, Dayton, Ohio and Penny (Bobby) Ratliff, Evergreen. Also, she is survived by brothers-in-law: Charles (Susan) Riepenhoff, Atlanta, Georgia and Jim (Ann) Riepenhoff, Westerville, Ohio; sisters-in-law: Linda Skidmore, Patriot, Ohio and Sally Skidmore, Brazil, Indiana as well as many friends and extended family members.

In addition to her parents, Becky was preceded in death by husband, David Grant and brothers, Ronnie Skidmore and Larry Skidmore.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in the St. Louis Catholic Church, 85 State, Gallipolis, Ohio with Fathers Joseph Trapp and Thomas Hamm officiating. Burial will follow in the Skidmore Family Cemetery, Evergreen, Ohio. Friends and family may call at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. A Rosary Service will be conducted Monday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Arthur, Joseph, David and Hunter Riepenhoff; Eric Skidmore, Christopher Tackett, Jeff McAvena and Jeff Roach.

In celebration of her vibrant life, everyone is invited and encouraged to wear Becky’s favorite color – pink. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in Becky’s memory made to: Heartland Hospice, 205 North St., P O Box 400, Lucasville OH 45648. Condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com