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Deborah Skeldon

July 23, 1961 — August 4, 2023

West Jefferson

Deborah (Debbie) Skeldon 62, of West Jefferson, Ohio, passed away Friday, August 4, 2023, at the OSU Ross Heart Hospital after a short illness. Debbie was born July 23,1961 to James and Jenny (Hall) Whitt.


She was preceded in death by her father, James Whitt.


Debbie served in Public Service for 30 years as a Dispatcher for police & fire for the City of Hilliard Police & Norwich Township Fire and the West Jefferson Police Department, until retiring in 2020.


Debbie is survived by her husband of 32 years Scott Skeldon, her Children, Danielle (Ed) Chapman, Meghan Skeldon; grandchildren: Morgan Skeldon, Landen Skeldon, Logan Chapman, Olivia Chapman, and Sophia Chapman; great-granddaughter: Hazel Skeldon; mother Jenny Whitt; Sister Cyndi (Mark) Mucha; special Aunt Linda Hall, several nieces and nephews. Debbie loved her family, especially all of her grandchildren, and her new great-granddaughter


It was Debbie’s wish that no public Funeral or visitation be held. A private family service will be held at the family’s time of choice.


Debbie was not a flower lover!! If you so choose, donations in her memory can

be made to:


The Collier Foundation

C/O Pleasant Valley JFD

650 West Main Street

Plain City, Ohio 43162



The Norwich Township FD

5181 Northwest Parkway

Hilliard, Ohio 43026


Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance

2126 Albury Ave

North Las Vegas, NV 89086


The Family is being serviced locally by the Rader-McDonald-Tidd Funeral Home of West Jefferson, Ohio.

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