Edwin Louis "Ed" Skees, 76, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2017, after a long struggle in the hospital. He is survived by his wife, Dolores, who was at his side; five children, a stepdaughter, 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, a brother and sister. Ed loved fishing, hunting, gardening, wood-working, carpentry and landscaping. He retired from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, division of toll facilities after 30 years of service. A funeral Mass is at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 22, at St. Francis Catholic Church, U.S. 460, Georgetown with burial following in Calvary Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Johnson Funeral Home in Georgetown. Honorary pallbearers are James Kessler, Clarence Kessler, Randall McDowell, Paul Utter, Ray Armstrong, Dave Price and Ike Isenhoff.
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