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Jeffrey Lynn Skeggs, 68, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2020.  A loving father and husband, Jeff is survived by his daughter Sarah Skeggs of Cincinnati, son David (Amy) Skeggs and granddaughter Evelyn of Cary, North Carolina. Jeff loved music, art, architecture, and the outdoors and will be dearly missed by those he touched during his lifetime. Jeff is also survived by siblings Gary (Susan) Skeggs, Amy Medrud, Peter (Beth) Skeggs, and Polly Gillen. He was born in Bath, Ohio to Nancy Longacre and the late David Skeggs.  He married Christine Rose Vitelozzi in 1976 and together they raised their family in Anderson Township.  Jeff earned a degree in architecture from the University of Cincinnati. His forty-year career included designs across the country. Following Christine’s death in 2005, Jeff settled in New Orleans, Louisiana. He retired in Cincinnati after the death of his second wife, Sharon Ross, in 2017. 

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Jeffrey Skeggs 68 years old , born on September 4, 1951 and passed away on January 29, 2020. We will remember him forever.

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February 3, 2020
I grew up friends with David, Jeff’s son. The Skeggs house was always a welcome place for us to gather and spend time. Mr. Skeggs was always playing music and interesting to talk to. We enjoyed his company and teasing him about his love for his car, that we called the Millennium Falcon. 
Our senior year of high school David qualified to the state swimming championships with David competing in one event which took approximately 22 seconds. Mr. Skeggs joined the other parents to stand in line in the cold for hours to save seats. I’ll never forget my dad told him he didn’t have to wait with them considering how short Dave’s race was and that after awhile he had done more than his share, but he stayed out there and went back for more. It meant a lot to my dad and I thought it showed the type of person Jeff Skeggs was. 

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