Obituary: Elwin Barton (Skip) Sapp


Elwin Barton (Skip) Sapp, 80, of Guion passed away Thursday, August 20, 2020.

He was born December 30, 1939, in St. Petersburg, Fla. to Edwin Bryan and Selma Amanda (Letzring) Sapp.

Elwin enjoyed wood carving, playing music, hunting, and fishing. He was a loving husband and father who loved God. He was a great detective as well.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Carol (Neal) Sapp; two sons, Harold (Tammy) Sapp of North Zulch, Texas, Dewayne (Sylvia) Sapp of Minnesota; one daughter, Jennifer Sapp of Angleton, Texas; one step-daughter, Felicia Wheatley of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two step-sons, Garry Wheatley of Guion, John Garrell Wyrick of Mountain Home; one sister, Emalou McLaughlin of Richmond, Va.; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, and numerous family and friends.

Elwin is preceded in death by his parents; a baby daughter, Beverly; his first wife, Patsy Sapp, his second wife, Patricia Sapp; and several brothers, including Stanton Sapp, who recently passed; and a sister, Karla Sapp.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020, at the Roller-Crouch Funeral Home in Batesville.

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