Arthur Skelton

Arthur Skelton

SAVOY – Arthur J. Skelton died Saturday (Dec. 1, 2012) at the age of 90.

Art was called "Mr. Rotary," was a longtime pharmacist and was very active in numerous community organizations for many years. He was a Mason and was a trustee of Champaign Township as well as the village of Savoy.

He was survived by a son, Daniel Skelton Sr. of Arizona; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey, and daughters, Kathy and Carol.

Art was a graduate of the University of Illinois and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Per his wishes, there will be no service, but there will be a get-together from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Windsor of Savoy, 401 Burwash Ave., Savoy.

Memorial donations may be made to the Skelton Tree Fund (checks payable to Village of Savoy-Skelton Tree Fund, 611 N. Dunlap St., Savoy IL 61874, Attention: Dick Helton).

Condolences may be offered at www.owensfuneralhomes.com.

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