Obituary of Calvin Skidmore
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Calvin A. Skidmore, 63, of Windsor, MO, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, MO with his two children by his side. Calvin was born on December 14, 1957 to Clifford Chester Skidmore and Ruth Elnora (Sullins) Skidmore in Kansas City, MO. He was raised by his late stepfather Luther Edward Chrisman. He was married to Glenva Kay Clancy and they parented Angela and Luke. Calvin worked in the woods in his younger days cutting cord wood, firewood and hauled “starvation sticks” as the family called them. He later worked as a Tow Truck driver for Liberty Tow Service and a mechanic. He enjoyed working and loved the outdoors. He was an avid boater, hunter, and fisherman where he spent most of his free time. He also enjoyed spending time camping, riding bikes, and participating in coon hunting tournaments. Calvin was always the life of the party, especially during family camping trips to Watkins Woolen Mill State Park in Lawson, MO. Calvin leaves behind a daughter Angela Hampton (Chris), Lincoln, MO, a son, Luke Skidmore (Samantha), Green Ridge, MO, 4 grandchildren, Braydn, Ciriniti, Talen, and Weslyn, 2 brothers; Randy Ray Skidmore (Young Suk), Lakewood, WA, Kenneth Edward Chrisman, Excelsior Springs, MO, a sister, Beverly Sue Coffey (Bob), Excelsior Springs, MO, and many nieces and nephews. Calvin is now at peace joining his parents, 3 sisters: Brenda Joyce Kaiser, Kathy Jo Chrisman, and Marsha Ann Danner, and a brother Clifford Chester Skidmore Jr. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 19, 2021, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. The family suggests contributions to funeral expenses in care of the Hadley Funeral Home. Donations may be left online using the "Donate Now" button below.