William Thomas  ''Skibo'' Batchelor

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William Thomas ''Skibo'' Batchelor

  • Birth 27 Nov 1948 Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 14 Oct 1975 Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 13897124

ACCIDENTAL RIFLE SHOT KILLS MAN: A Rt. 3, Milledgeville man died from an accidental shot from a rifle fired by a younger brother on Tuesday, October 14.
Baldwin County Chief Deputy Sheriff Mack Hall identified the man as William Thomas "Skibo" Batchelor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Buster Batchelor of Rt. 3, Hall said Batchelor died from a loss of blood after being shot by his brother.
The younger Batchelor was attempting to unjam the gun inside a room of the house when it accidentally discharged and a bullet struck the older brother in the groin: The bullet split the man's renal artery, resulting in a great loss of blood, the deputy said.
Coroner M.E. Godard Jr. ruled the death was accidental. Funeral services for Batchelor were held last Thursday.
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Mr. William Thomas Batchelor, age 26, died Tuesday, October
14, in a local hospital. He was a life long resident of Baldwin County, and a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Buster Brown Batchelor of Milledgeville; two brothers, Mr. Larry Batchelor and Mr. Gary Batchelor of Milledgeville. Maternal grandmother, Mrs. Maggie Johnson Brooks and several aunts and uncles also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. William Thomas Batchelor were conducted Thursday afternoon, October 16, at 2 o'clock in Williams Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Charles Patisaul officiating. Interment was in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
Williams Memorial Chapel of Milledgeville was in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: Jack Johnson
  • Added: 9 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13897124
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Thomas ''Skibo'' Batchelor (27 Nov 1948–14 Oct 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13897124, citing Baldwin Memorial Gardens, Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jack Johnson (contributor 46814495) .