CLEVELAND — Michael Patrick Skelly, 68, passed away peacefully in his home on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Michael was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a retired postal worker. His greatest accomplishment was being the father to his five daughters, Mary Jane Skelly (Michael Klotz), Emily Stout (Chad Stout), Sarah Skelly (Michael Hunt), Rachel Skelly, and Colleen Skelly. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Madelynn Hale, Mason and Layla Stout, Jane Klotz; and his nine brothers and sisters, Lawrence Edward Skelly II (Martha Skelly), Patricia Lutes, Theresa Kazanowski (David Kazanowski), Denise Wilson (Terry Wilson), Keivin Skelly (Melody Skelly), Joanie Robinson, Mary Jackson (John Jackson), Sean Skelly, Paul Skelly and their children. He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Edward Skelly I; his mother, Carole Steward Skelly; his sister, Carole Cathleen Skelly; brother, Joseph Skelly; and nephew Allan Lutes II. Receiving of friends will be on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home in Cleveland TN. The funeral mass will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church in Cleveland TN. Internment of ashes will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chattanooga, TN.