Eldon L Skelly

November 15, 1937 ~ January 15, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Eldon Skelly Obituary

Hamilton – Eldon L. Skelly, 85 of Hamilton died Sunday morning, January 15, 2023 at his home in Hamilton with his family at his side.

He was born November 15, 1937 in Ashley to Earl and Arcille (Smith) Skelly.

Eldon worked for Marathon Oil driving a Semi Truck, he was then made Manager of an asphalt terminal in upstate New York retiring in 2000. After retiring he moved back to Indiana and worked for 18 years for Stoy Farms in Ashley.

He was a former long-time member of Cedar Lake Church of Christ then became a member of the Hamilton Church of Christ. He is also a member of the Ashley Masonic Lodge # 614.

Eldon married Marlene King on September 1, 1957 in the Cedar Lake Church of Christ and she survives.

He is also survived by 2 daughters and 2 sons and their spouses, Christine and John Bright of Angola, Michael and Carol Skelly of Casa Grande, Arizona, Gary and Kathy Skelly of Hamburg, New York and Lisa and Scott Walter of Auburn; 11 grandchildren, Cody (Aryn) Bright, Logan (Stormy) Bright, William (Shelby King) Skelly, Casey Fisher, Tim (Regine) Fox, Jacob Fox, Patrick Skelly, Matthew Skelly, Tyson Walter, Cameron (Alisha) Walter, MaKayla (Logan) Blain and 11 great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Kathy Skelly of Ashley; sisters, Dianna Owen of Rushville, Ellen Wilson of Waterloo and Carolyn Reinoehl of Waterloo; sister and brother –in-law, Rita and Duane Heller of Columbia City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, John Skelly, Larry Skelly and 3 brother-in-law’s, Steve Wilson, Everett Reinoehl and Steve Owen.

Services will be 2 PM, Friday, January 20, 2023 at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street, Waterloo with burial to follow in Fairfield Cemetery. Visitation is 3 to 7 Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials can be given in memory of Eldon to Hamilton Church of Christ, 4045 Bellefontaine Road, Hamilton, IN 46743. To send condolences to the family visit

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January 19, 2023

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo
875 South Wayne Street
Waterloo, Indiana 46793

Funeral Service
January 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo
875 South Wayne Street
Waterloo, Indiana 46793


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