JANESVILLE ---Richard L. Skillman, age 75, of Janesville, died on Thursday, March 14, 2013, surrounded by his family at home. He was born in Wilmington, DE on Oct. 7, 1937, the son of Leroy and Margaret (Williams) Skillman. Richard served in the U.S. Army and had been stationed in Germany. He married Linda Burdick in Janesville on Jan. 10, 1978. He was the owner of Action Temp, and enjoyed classic car restoration. Richard very much enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Skillman; 4 children, Ramona Castellani of Wilmington, DE, Domenica (Steven) Watts of New Castle, DE, Michele (James) Rosga of Janesville and Lance Skillman of Janesville; 16 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Carmen R. Skillman on June 23, 2001, and his daughter, Catherine Paoli on Feb. 23, 2013.
A Private family service will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY.