Freddy Wayne Skeen was born on Jan 3, 1950 in LaFollette Tn. He was the only child born from the union of the late Carlos Skeen and the late Tommy Faye Hendrickson Skeen. He attended LaFollette High School and married the love of his life Deloris Bunch on September 23, 1967. From this union would come the birth of three children.
Fred was a hard worker and supported his family employed at TMC Transportation as a Customer Representative for thirty-five years. The family moved several times throughout his career, including Monroe, before finally settling in his hometown of LaFollette. Fred was a Member of Monroe Full Gospel Church in Monroe and as a faithful servant and volunteered for several ministries over the years.
Fred was a real friend to all who were blessed to know him. He had a great sense of humor, truly loved his wife and was compassionate about his family, especially his grandchildren. Fred always found ways to keep busy, tinkering in his shed or fixing things in their home.
In his quiet time, Fred could be found playing his keyboard, watching his favorite NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon, watching Cops or Dr. Pol or spending time in the Word with is Lord and Savior.
Freddy Wayne Skeen, age 69 of LaFollette, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 under the care of UT Hospice at his home surrounded by his loving family. To cherish his memory, he leaves his wife of fifty-one years, Deloris; three children: Tammy (Michael)Evans of Canton Georgia, Freddy A. (Misty) Skeen of Monroe and Scott (Tasha) Skeen of Clermont Florida; nine grandchildren: Meghan, Morgan, Madison, Joshua, Aaron, Destinee, Samantha, Ayden and Brennan; and two cousins who were like brothers: Gary and H.L. Johnson
Friends may gather from 2:00pm until 6:00pm on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Merkle Funeral Service, 14567 South Dixie Highway, (734)241-7070. A Celebration of His Life will take place on Monday, August 19, 2019 with Pastor Harold Raines officiating and Pastor Gary Pickrell co-officiating. Procession will follow to Roselawn Memorial in LaSalle for burial.
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Local arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home.