Richard M. Sketel, Sr., 82, of Bellaire, OH, died Monday, January 15, 2018, in Belmont Community Hospital, Bellaire.

He was born March 8, 1935 in Bellaire, the son of the late Martin and Mavis Dunfee Sketel.

He was a Korean War Air Force Veteran; and a retired employee from Bellaire City Schools.

Survivors include his two sons, Richard Sketel, Jr. of Proctorville, OH, and James Sketel of Atlanta, GA; two daughters, Paula Flowers of Columbus, OH, and Nancy Bradigen of Bethel Park, PA; numerous grandchildren; and his former wife, Geraldine Sketel of Bellaire.

Interment will be held Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Park View Memorial Gardens, Wheeling, WV.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home, Bellaire.

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