Robert Skinner

November 17, 1940 – February 15, 2022

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A Celebration of Life Service for Robert L. Skinner, 81, is set for 1:00 pm Friday, February 18, 2022 at Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Jetta Forsythe officiating. Burial will follow in the Indian Creek Cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday from 11:00 am to service time at the funeral home.

Robert died Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born November 17, 1940 to the late Henry and Martha Skinner. He was of the Baptist faith. Robert was a retired millwright operator for Gateway Handle Mill. He really enjoyed watching wrestling.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Mike and Dennis Skinner; parents; brothers, S.T., Junior and Calvin Skinner; sisters, Earline Chambers, Lila Mae Burns, Pauline Brock, Marie Butler, and Jean Bright.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Gladys Skinner; sons, Neal Skinner and Shawn Skinner; daughter, Brenda Skinner; grandsons, Dewayne Skinner (Julie) and Cole Skinner; great grandchildren, Anna Kate and Sam Skinner; daughter-in-law, Diane Skinner; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Skinner family.

Arrangements are under the care of Memorial Funeral Home.

Past Services

February 18, 2022

Family and Friends Gathering

February 18, 2022

Celebration of Life

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