ANNABELLA - Our beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend, Kimball Skeet Wilson, 71, passed away June 29, 2019 at the home of his daughter in Teasdale after a short but valiant battle with cancer. He was born April 29, 1948 in Cousins, New Mexico, to Money and Habah Tsinajiinie Skeet. He was adopted and raised by Don Carl and Louise Dastrup Wilson.
Kim graduated from South Sevier High School, class of 1966. He attended Brigham Young University for one year. Then he served an LDS Mission to the Southwest Indian Mission from 1967 to 1969. After his mission, he served his country in the United States Marine Corp and the Army National Guard.
Kim married Kerri Jean Walker Dec. 18, 1971, in Provo. They were later divorced. He married Terri Lynn Tait Feb. 29, 1988, in Las Vegas, Nevada. They were later divorced. He then married Marilyne Levy Jan. 1, 2000, in Las Vegas, Nevada. She died in November of 2003.
Skeeter worked for L.A. Young Construction, Savage Construction, Southern Nevada Paving, C. R. England Trucking, L. W. Miller Trucking and retired from Las Vegas Paving. At one time, he owned his own leather shop, where he made and sold all sorts of leather goods. He was also a Deputy for the Sevier County Sheriff’s Department.
He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, going to coffee with his buds, photography and rodeos, where he was a bull rider, saddle bronc rider and bareback rider. He also was a rodeo announcer.
The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to Gunnison Hospice for their tender care of our Dad. You are truly angels on earth!
Skeeter is survived by his children, Kaycee and Jed Pace, Teasdale; Kenzie and Marty Dickinson, Annabella; Dillon Wilson, Salt Lake City; step-daughters, Shirley Copley, Scottsdale, Arizona; Jessica and Ryan Dunbar, Hurricane; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Eddie, Vanderwagon, New Mexico.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Don C. and Louise Dastrup Wilson; his birth parents, Money and Habah Tsinajiinie Skeet; and his eight siblings, Mary Chee, Charlie Skeet, Joe Skeet, Tommy Skeet, Betty Nelson, Jane Skeet, Patrick Skeet and Annie Skeet.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 5, 2019, at noon in the Springer Turner Funeral Home chapel in Richfield, where friends may call for viewing Friday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., prior to the services.
Burial will be Friday afternoon at in the Hillsdale Cemetery, under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina.
Online guestbook at springerturner.com.