Dale Skaggs, 68

Dale B. Skaggs, 68, Fort Wayne, died at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Fort Wayne.  He was born Dec. 29, 1944 in Whiting, Ind. to Buell and Marjorie (Fyffe) Skaggs.

Dale owned Allen County Sweeper Company in Fort Wayne, and previously owned Dale B. Skaggs Sweeper Sales in Wabash.  Dale was a US Army veteran and served in Vietnam.

He is survived by three children, Angela (Dan) Washington, Lafayette, Dale B. (Tracy) Skaggs, Jr., Louisville, Ky., and David (Sondra) Skaggs, Fort Wayne; six grandchildren; two brothers, Dwayne Skaggs, Fort Wayne, and Ralph (Teresa) Skaggs, Bluffton; two sisters, Judy (Gary) Richcreek, Columbia, Tenn., Yevonne (Lee) Yoder, Tullahoma, Tenn.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Carl E. Skaggs who died in 1949, and Joe E. Skaggs who died in 2007.    

Services will be private.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

The memorial guest book for Dale may be signed at

Posted on 2013 May 13