Bobby Gene Sketo age 80 of Holmes county passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017. He was born in Alabama on April 14, 1936 to the late Rossi Sketo and Mandie McCord Sketo. Bob was a native of Holmes county where he spent most of his life farming. He enjoyed his cows, row roping, and bailing hay. During his farming career, Bob was a field representative for Dothan Livestock and his family received the Farm Family of the Year award. He was a good man that loved his family dearly.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister, and a son Timmy Sketo. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Jeanette Sketo; one son, Tony Sketo (Emily); two daughters, Barbara Culpepper and Blenda Hughes (Neil); two brothers, two sisters, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
A visitation for Bob will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in the Williams Funeral Home chapel from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. A private family graveside will be on Sunday.
The family will be accepting flowers. Williams Funeral home is in charge of all arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be made at Williams Funeral Home