James Clarence Skaggs, 86, while living at Bonnie Bluejacket Nursing Home in Basin, Wyo., left his earthly home on Feb. 1, 2018. His passing was so very peaceful with his wife, Adria, by his side holding his hand. Jim was an only child born in Rawlins, Wyo., on Jan. 15, 1932, to Noah Clarence Skaggs and Verdon Marie VanDevender Skaggs. After high school, during the Korean war, Jim joined the army. He became a tank commander and platoon sergeant while serving.