Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Larry Hitesman and Brother James Kinsey will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Richie Fickle, Eddie Fickle, Jimmy Turner, Will Turner, J. Paul Turner and Trip Roby.
Visitation will be held at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Friday.
Mr. Skinner was born Jan. 11, 1940, in Gideon, Mo., son of the late Elmer Joseph and Mabel Helen (Walker) Skinner. He married the former Iris Rebecca Morris July 12, 1980. She survives. Mr. Skinner retired after 30 years of service with the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and was a member of Sunswept Baptist Church.
He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Tim Brown of Advance, Mo.; his son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Angie Skinner of Paragould, Ark.; two stepdaughters and his son-in-law, Denise and Jimmy Turner of Martin and Kris Roby of Samburg; two stepsons and his daughter-in-law, Richie Fickle and Eddie and Juni Fickle, all of Samburg; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Winfred and JoAnn Skinner of Gideon, Mo., and Sammie and Barbara Skinner of St. Louis; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Norma (Skinner) Leach; and his brother, Alvin Skinner.
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