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Obituary: Morris Donald "Mo" Skirvin, Brown County


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Morris Donald "Mo" Skirvin passed away peacefully at home on June 12, 2014, at the age of 63. He was a longtime pharmacist at the Brown County CVS.

Mo was a 1968 graduate of Brown County High School, earning varsity letters in basketball and track and field. Later he attended IUPUI to attain a degree in chemistry. He made a career decision to enroll in The School of Pharmacy at Butler University, graduating in 1981.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Skirvin, and his mother, Leota (Skirvin) Smith.

He is survived by his partner in life, Rita Shoup; brothers, Patrick (Star), Marc (Dana), and Michael (Charr) Skirvin; and one sister, Terry Skirvin. He is also survived by nieces, Kathryn Gardner (Chad), and Adrienne and Mary Skirvin; nephews, David, Ben and Matthew Skirvin (Marisa McKelvey); and several great-nieces. He will be sadly missed by many friends, including his former wife, Dawn Snider; his extended family, Kara Shoup/Elliott Smith, Erin Shoup, and Keeley Shoup/Justin Fill; and his beloved dog, Monk.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Brown County Humane Society, P.O. Box 746, Nashville, IN 47448, in memory of Morris Skirvin.

All who wish to celebrate his life and share favorite Mo stories are invited to the old Red House Restaurant, 1412 Old State Road 46, Nashville, on July 27, 2014, at 4 p.m.

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