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Paul E. “Skip” Skipper, 88, of Jewett passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 at his home after a lengthy illness. Born Oct. 25, 1924 in Wheeling, W.Va. he was a son of the late Howard G. Skipper and Floris I. Busby Skipper.

He was preceded in death by a brother Howard Skipper.

Friends may call Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 6-9 p.m. at Koch Funeral Home, Scio where services will be held Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Hester Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Jewett.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.