Arthur "Butch" Skelton, age 79, of Mt. Pleasant TX., passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Tyler TX. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Curry-Welborn Funeral Home with Bro. Dwight Sharp and Jerry Mark Jacobs officiating. Interment will follow at the Gladewater Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Butch was born on August 26, 1937 in Mt. Pleasant TX., to Arthur and Alma McCauley Skelton, he was a retired educator, and he spent four years teaching in Mineola and twenty-six for the Chapel Hill ISD, and was a member of the Choctaw Baptist Church.
Butch is survived by his sister, Marie Jacobs of Houston TX., and his brother Walter Joe Skelton of Mt. Pleasant TX. As well as numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his church family and his family at the Chapel Hill ISD
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Alma Skelton and a brother William "Dean" Skelton.
Memorials can be made to the Choctaw Baptist Church Youth Funds in his honor.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Curry-Welborn Funeral Home
2256 N Edwards
Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455