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Ester Skidmore

Born: Wed., Jan. 1, 1947
Died: Wed., Feb. 17, 2021


10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 23, 2021
Location: Gaydos Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., Feb. 23, 2021

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Ester Tackett Skidmore Age 74. Passed away Wednesday February 17, 2021 at her home with family by her side. She was born January 1, 1947 in Melvin, Kentucky to the late Glenn and Carrie Johnson Tackett.

Ester attended church at the Spears Mill Baptist church in Bourbon County, Kentucky. She was a member of the V.F.W. Post 5438, and a member of Kiwanis International. Ester loved to travel and loved spending time with her family, especially her Grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by Four daughters Roxane (Larry) Robinson of Southshore, Ky, Belinda Kegley of Ashland, Kentucky, Rachel (Tom) Rudd of Lexington, Kentucky, and Kendra (Robbie) Skidmore-Morris of Cynthiana, Kentucky. Seven Grandchildren Jacob Kegley, Kent Robinson, Brandon Robinson, Zack McKee, Breanna Skidmore, Katie Martin, and Desi Wiglesworth, and 9 Great Grandchildren. Three brothers Carlos Tackett of Garrison, Kentucky, Homer Tackett of Sandy Hook, Kentucky, and Glen Tackett Jr. of South Portsmouth, Kentucky. Three sisters Martha Skidmore of Garrison, Kentucky, Nellie Thurman of Garrison, Kentucky and Eliza Ferguson of Black Oak, Kentucky, and many nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death beside her parents is her husband Roy E. Johnson, daughter Kimberly Skidmore, Brothers Ben Tackett and Edward Tackett. Sisters Thelma Jones, Betty Bloomfield, and Emma Jean Younce.

Services will be held Tuesday February 23, 2021 at 1:00p.m. at the Gaydos Funeral Home 159 second street Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179 with Brother Wes Cooper officiating. Burial will follow at the Skidmore cemetery in Garrison, Kentucky.

Friends may call from 10:00a.m. until the time of services Tuesday February 23,2021.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we ask that everyone wears a mask and practice social distancing.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gaydosfh.com  


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Brad Boyd
   Posted Sun February 21, 2021
Kendra, Robbie, Breanna and family...I’m simply crestfallen by your mother’s passing. She was a rock for you, and was surely so proud of how you all cared and loved her. I hope so many fond family memories help ease your sorrow. The entire “Kiwaniverse” mourns your loss and beams comforting thoughts your way.

Debbie Sullivan
   Posted Sun February 21, 2021
Roxane, Belinda, Kendra, Rachel & family
I'm so sorry for your loss, Ester was a wonderful and sassy lady ! Full of life and love and kindness. Praying for Our Father to give you comfort and guidance in the coming days and months ahead ! Love you all

Gail and Sue (Walters) Thayer
   Posted Sun February 21, 2021
Love and prayers sent.She was a sweet lady. Was my neighbor and friend years ago. Heaven has a new angel trying out her wings.

James Rochford
   Posted Mon February 22, 2021

Loving Thoughts Fireside Basket was sent by Deb and Jim Rochford.

Kathleen Moylan
   Posted Tue February 23, 2021

A Tranquil Light was sent by Barb, Katrina, Larry, Greg and Kathleen.

Kendra and Family - We are keeping you in our hearts and prayers at this difficult time. With love - Barb, Katrina, Larry, Greg and Kathleen (Yours Kiwanis Friends in Love and Service)

Pittman DMD
   Posted Tue February 23, 2021
Sending Love and prayers from Pittman Family Dentistry

Jenny Galloway
   Posted Tue February 23, 2021
Kendra, I am so sorry for the loss of you mom. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers ❤️

Tammy Bloomfield
   Posted Thu February 25, 2021
I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was the sweetest person. So kind and welcomed me into the family as if I always belonged.
I will miss you my sweet angel go rest in peace in Heaven. Until we meet again, I love you!!!😭

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