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Robert John Skalicky

June 7, 1937 ~ December 16, 2017 (age 80)

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Robert "Bob" John Skalicky, 80, husband of Janahn Kolden Skalicky, of Mauldin, died Saturday, December 16, 2017.

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA, he was a son of the late Jack Skalicky and Josephine Hester Hawk.

Bob attended the University of Iowa, and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor's degree. He worked in the banking and finance industry in Chicago. He retired from PYA Monarch Food Service in Greenville, where he was a credit manager. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. He loved to travel, spending time in Florida, playing cards, and solving crossword puzzles. He was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Julie Robbs, of Mauldin, Mark Skalicky (Janice), of Greenville, and Robert Skalicky (Mary), of Ft. Myers, FL; six grandchildren, Amber, Amelia, Sam, Michael, Shawn, and Daniel; six great-grandchildren, Dalton, Emma, Lydia, Haylin, Maryssa, and Lillie; and three brothers, Jack Skalicky (Kris), of San Francisco, CA, Robert Hawk, (Mary Sue), of Denver, CO, and Michael Hawk (Gwyneth), of Leavenworth, KS.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his step-father, Charles Hawk, a daughter, Sherry Ann, and a son-in-law, Dennis Sheahan.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at 12:10 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.

Burial will be in Graceland East Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 8 Gillin Drive, Simpsonville, SC, 29680, or by visiting

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast.

Cemetery Details

Graceland East Memorial Park
2206 Woodruff Road
Simpsonville, SC, 29681

Funeral Mass

DEC 20. 12:10 PM

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

8 Gillin Drive

Simpsonville, SC, US, 29680

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