On August 14, 2004 THOMAS R. SKAGGS SR., born on March 6, 1933; loving father of Thomas R. Skaggs Jr., Brian K. Skaggs and Rick Skaggs Musser, loving grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandson, loving companion of Helen Matthews. Also survived by loving brothers Donald and Paul Skaggs and a loving sister Carol (Skaggs) Waugh, loving uncle to many nieces and nephews and a loving friend to many. Funeral service will be held at the family owned Leonard J. Ruck Inc. Funeral Home, 5305 Harford Rd. (at Echodale) on Wednesday 12 noon. Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Frederick Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 3389, Frederick, MD 21705.