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J.A. Skinner

December 17, 1923 ~ July 3, 2020 (age 96)


J.A. Skinner, 96, of Wilson, died Friday, July 3, 2020.

Funeral, Monday, 10:00 AM, Evergreen Memorial Park. 

Mr. Skinner was a veteran of World War II having served in Okinawa in the South Pacific and was retired as parts manager at the former Paul Berry Chevrolet.

Surviving is his wife of 75 years, Annie Ruth Price Skinner; daughters, Sharon Murray (Rex) of Wilson, Connie Robbins (Marty) of Elm City and Glenda Waters (Ronnie) of Tarboro; sons, Jim Skinner (Terri) of Walstonburg, John Skinner (Mary Lou) of Wilson and Gary Skinner of the home; grandchildren, Corri McQuaid (Steve) of Raleigh, John Skinner, Jr (Kristen) of Wilson and Kris Skinner (Alysun) of Elm City; great-grandchildren, Emma, Alyse, Elijah,  Jaikob, Dylan and Emory.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Flonnie Williamson Skinner; sisters, Elva Thomas, Esther Sasser, Odell Sharpe; brothers, W.C. Skinner and Daylon Skinner. 

Flowers are welcome or memorials are suggested to the charity of one’s choice. 

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Graveside Service
July 6, 2020

10:00 AM
Evergreen Memorial Park
2800 Nash St N
Wilson, NC 27896

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