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“Our deepest and sincere sympathy in the loss of your father Charles Skinner. We are sure there were many good times together. Jerry & Frankie Jo...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Jerry Roshong - Canton, OH

“Growing up, Chuck and Irene and the Skinner boys were part of our lives. Anytime my dad needed help fixing something, he knew Chuck was the one to...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Terri (Foss) Davis - Navarre, OH

“Grandpa will forever be the most gentle and soft spoken man I have ever known. His wisdom was passed down to his grandkids in long walks on long the...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Debbie Nichols - Lubbock, TX

Charles M. Skinner, age 92, of Canton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 14, 2010 in Altercare of Navarre. He was born in Kittanning, PA on May 15, 1918 to the late Marion and Alice Skinner. Charles proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He was employed as a tool grinder with the Timken Company, retiring after 28 years of service. He was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church and the National Rifle Association. Charles was always tinkering with something and could fix almost anything. He enjoyed working in the yard and gardening. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Irene Skinner on June 12, 2008; his brother, Harry Skinner; four sisters Isabelle Klaywitter, Ethel Harris, Meriam French and Mabel Patton; and a grandson, Martin Skinner. Survivors include his three sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Jean Skinner of Lubbock, TX, Robert and Sue Skinner of Canton, and James and Renee Skinner of Canton; four grandchildren, Dawn of Lubbock, TX, Debbie of Lubbock, TX, Jennifer of Hope Mills, NC, and Jody of Bolivar, OH; and 11great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2pm in Otterbein United Methodist Church, 6025 Shepler Church Rd. SW Navarre, OH 44662, with the Rev. Jon Long officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6-8pm in the church. The Reed Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made, in his name, to the Otterbein United Methodist Church. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-Line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.

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