In Memory of




Obituary for Ronald Leroy Skidmore

Dr. Ronald “Ron” Leroy Skidmore, of Erlanger, KY, age 69, died peacefully at his home on April 30, 2024. He was born in West Union, OH on August 20, 1954, to the late Herman Leroy and Melva Jane Skidmore.
Ron was a UK and MSU Alumni. He also was a part of the Northern KY Miata Club. Ron loved to read and drive his little blue convertible Miata. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and watch them participate in all of their activities.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Janet Dennis Skidmore; daughters, Jan Leigh Fuller (Jeff) Witajewski, Brianne Corrie Skidmore (Brian) McDowell, and Kinsey Michelle Skidmore (Mark) Howard; brother, Samuel Skidmore; and grandchildren, Carleigh Witajewski, Jack Howard, Adison Witajewski, Bailey McDowell, Braden McDowell, Joe Brett Howard, John Howard and Ava James Howard.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, May 3, 2024 at 2:00 P.M., with visitation prior to the service, beginning at 12:00 P.M., at Ware Funeral Home in Cynthiana. A special speaker and dear friend of Ron, Wayne Willis, will speak during the Celebration of Life. Memorial contributions may be made in Ron’s honor to First Baptist Church, 123 E Main Street, Morehead, KY 40351; or to Cynthiana Baptist Church, 212 E Pleasant Street, Cynthiana, KY 41031. View and sign the guest book at