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Roger Skiles

 

June 16, 2022

Roger Skiles, 63, of Mesa, AZ, peacefully passed away in Mesa, AZ on May 11, 2022 after a hard fought battle with liver failure.

Born in Spokane, WA (raised in Worland, WY) to Kelvin and Rae Skiles he was an inquisitive and mischievous boy. He excelled in sports at Worland High School and held many records. Roger was fiercely passionate about a wide array of things from the start and dedicated his life to both his family and his friendships. He was employed in the electrical construction arena. His career was kick started after a casual meeting with his friend and mentor, Bob Johnston, a lifelong friend. He was employed by the Intel Corporation for 26 years, a career he was very proud of. In 1991, Roger met his wife, Tina and went on to have two children. Roger put family first, always, and was a dedicated father. His children were the highlight of his life. Roger was a strong, kind, loving, and supportive father and husband. His knowledge and guidance was the foundation of his family.

Roger was also a passionate gun and knife collector and enthusiast. He spent most of his life enjoying that hobby. He also was the very proud owner of his many different motorcycles which he road frequently, his Harley a proud possession. If you ever had the opportunity to watch him dance you knew you were enjoying another of his passions. He was the epitome of a cowboy and many called him that. Roger was predeceased by his parents, Kelvin Skiles, Rae and Jack Rowe and his Uncle Charlie Brown. He leaves behind his wife Tina, sons, Sean Alexander and Tucker Lewis, his sister Chris and her husband Bob Severns, his brother Larry and his wife Laura Skiles, his aunt Donna and her husband Bruce Anthony and his uncle Gordon Brown and his wife Kathy. Along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. His list of friends had no end. His cremation was handled by Wyman Mortuary. No services will be held at this time and the family requests no donations or flowers be sent. His Facebook page is available for comments as is mine.

 
 

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