On Monday, March 22, 2022, David “Skip” Singleton, age 58, peacefully made his way to the heavenly gates, into the arms of family. Skip was born on February 29, 1964, in Artesia, NM. He was the son of David B. Singleton & Gayle L. Singleton.
Memorial services will be held Monday March 28,2022 1 o’clock pm at Harvest Fellowship in Artesia New Mexico. Honorary pallbearers are: Jacob Trejo, Patrick Singleton, Jerry Jones, EJ Carnero, J.R. Null, Shane Donaldson, Blaze Donaldson, Dakota Corbell, Justin Cartwright, & Anthony Castillo.
Skip started his love for sports in his early life, he loved football and baseball. He served the community of Artesia for many years coaching both sports. In his spare time Skip spent his time managing the baseball fields at Jaycee Park, making sure the kids always had a safe, clean field to play on. Skip also enjoyed hunting and fishing, playing golf, & he loved to tinker with everything. If you know Skip, you know he had a love for guitars and music. If a song was playing he was dancing and if he didn’t know the words to the song he hummed along like he did. Skip was the ultimate handyman. He enjoyed working on cars and anything else he felt “needed” fixing.
Skip was a jokester. He loved to tell jokes he made up himself or that he had heard from others. He had a real knack for making people laugh. Skip was loved by many and will be missed terribly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and grandparents. Survivors include daughter Tieler Corbell & husband Dakota, brother Tim Singleton and wife Vickey, sister Krystal Cartwright & husband Justin, nephews Jacob Trejo, EJ Carnero, nieces Keryssa Carnero,& Mandy McAllister and 5 grandsons Patrick, Kaden, Jamison, Chase, & Jaxson. Skip was also survived by many cousins, friends, & neighbors who to him were his family.
Skip will be remembered for his heart for others, his tremendous strength, and his love for coaching the kids. May he rest in Paradise, forever.
The family asks if you would like to make a donation in honor of Skip. Artesia Little League Baseball will be accepting donations on his behalf. For donations contact Rolando at 575-513-2172 or mail a check to P.O. Box 1108 Artesia, NM.