ANSTED - Robert David Skaggs, 84, passed away Monday, July 16, 2001, at Charleston Area Medical Center following a long illness. Born March 8, 1917, in Ansted, he was the son of the late Robert L. and Bertha Skaggs. Mr. Skaggs was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, where he served as deacon for 55 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired coal miner. Survivors include his wife, Annabelle Withrow Skaggs; a son, Jerrold L. Skaggs of Ansted; three grandchildren, Jerrold L. Skaggs Jr. of Ansted, the Rev. Timothy Skaggs of Richwood and Shelley Neal of Ansted; and five great-grandchildren. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Antioch Baptist Church, Ansted, with the Revs. Timothy Skaggs, Harold Legg and Melvin Nottingham officiating. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memory Gardens, Victor. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted. Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted.