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“Frank was like a father to me growing up that i never had. He was a very good man. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Richard Green - Chattanooga, TN

“Frank work along side my ex husband(Billy Joe Penland) for years. They were like brothers. He would come over to our house and visit and he always...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Hilda Penland - Chattanooga, TN

“I don't know what to say. The thing I remember when I was young, Frank would help me on my 66 chevel. He would also help my mom out as well as he...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: jeffery allen - santa rosa brach, FL

“I remember Frank from the Bonny Oaks School in Chattanooga in the 1960's. He was a role model who reminded me of James Dean. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Pete Hale - Chattanooga, TN

“Frank's Bonny Oaks School's brothers and sisters send their heartfelt condolences to his family and friends while we also cherish our childhood...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Christine Haven - Chattanooga, TN

“We are so very sorry for your loss. We know all the loving memories of Frank will keep him alive in your hearts forever. You are all in our thoughts...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Ron & Beth Griffin - Rossville, GA

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Frank William Skiles, 71, of Chickamauga, Georgia passed away Monday, October 13, 2014.

He was born in Hendon, Tennessee to the late Frank William and Ruby S. Harvey on January 4, 1943. He was of the Baptist faith and retired from Cargill Milling with 33 years of dedicated service.

He was also preceded in death by his Brothers, Clay Skiles and Gene Harvey;Sisters, Carolyn, Shirley and Faye Smith.

Survivors include his Wife, Denise Estelle Skiles of Chickamauga; Son, Charles Skiles of Chickamauga, two Daughters, Tammy Persinger of Chickamauga and Tasha Grace of Texas; Daughter-in-law, Lea Skiles of Chickamauga, Son-in-law, Tim Persinger of Chickamauga, Siblings, Barney Skiles, Frank Skiles Jr., Sister Skiles, James Shorty Harvey, Dorothy Harvey and Juanita Smith, six Grandchildren, Dustin Skiles, Jace Skiles, Jesse Moody, Katie Moody, Chasitdy Persinger and Warren Drew, one Great Grandchild, Zayden Irvin.

The family will receive friends after 1:00 PM Wednesday with a funeral service to follow at 3:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Old Antioch Cemetery.
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Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel (706)638-1122.