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Stephen "Steve" Skonecy

April 22, 1954 ~ December 14, 2021 (age 67)

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Obituary

Stephen “Steve” Skonecy, 67, of Barnesville, Ohio died Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, West Virginia. He was born April 22, 1954 in Worcester, Massachusetts, a son of the late Edmund Skonieczny and Marjorie Harris. 

Steve was a proud US Navy Veteran and a retired auto body repairman having worked for many years at LKQ and Whiteside’s of Cambridge.  Steve never met a stranger and was truly loved by everyone who met him.  He touched many lives in his 67 years by his kindness; he will be remembered for having spent his entire life encouraging others.  His love of children, animals, and plants was second only to the love he had for his family. 

Left to cherish his memory are his fiancee, Penny Shepherd; sons, Michael Skonecy and his wife, Missy, Timothy Skonecy, Cody Skonecy and his wife, Michelle; daughters, Crystal Gallagher and her husband, James, and Alisha Endsley and her husband, Corey; a step-daughter, Amber Shepherd-Smith and her husband, Jason; grandchildren, Christopher, Khloe, Kaylee, Marlee, Mila, and Oliver; one brother and two sisters. 

Friends and family will be received at the Harper Funeral Home, Beallsville Sunday, December 19 from 1pm until the time of the funeral service at 3pm with Pastor Jake Steele officiating. Full military honors by American Legion Post #768 will be held at the funeral home just prior to the beginning of the funeral service.  In keeping with Steve’s giving spirit, his family requests that in lieu of flowers and keepsakes, memorial contributions be made to “Honor Flight,” Box L-4016, Columbus, Ohio 43260-4016 or by visiting www.honor flight.org.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
December 19, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Harper Funeral Home
52728 Ohio Avenue
Beallsville, OH 43716

American Legion Service
Sunday
December 19, 2021

2:45 PM
Harper Funeral Home
52728 Ohio Avenue
Beallsville, OH 43716

Funeral Service
Sunday
December 19, 2021

3:00 PM
Harper Funeral Home
52728 Ohio Avenue
Beallsville, OH 43716

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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