Age 80, of Halifax, passed away on Wednesday August 22, 2018 surrounded by his family at home. Born in St. John Bay, Newfoundland, he was a son of the late Clayton and Gwendolyn (Bartlett) Skinner.
He is survived by son, William; daughters, Marilyn Bryden (David); Joanne Clarke (Andrew); Mary Jane Skinner (Billy); Donna Skinner; Joanna Skinner (Brett); brothers, Richard (Linda); Michael “Mike” (June); Stanley (Pamela); Edward “Ed” (Lynne); sisters, Elizabeth Peters (Peter), Ethel Rideout (Edward); Cindy Thompson; 14 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Shirley (Foulkes); son, Joseph and daughter Christine Skinner.
Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd 149 Herring Cove Rd., where visitation will be held Sunday August 26th from 6-8 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held Monday August 27th at 11am from the funeral home chapel. Interment to take place at a later date.