|June A. Skinner age 86 of Glenville, West Virginia (Baldwin Community), departed this life at 4:10 a.m., Friday September 21, 2012 at the Glenville Care and Rehabilitation Center, Glenville WV., following an extended illness.|
Born May 11, 1926 in Baldwin (Gilmer County), son of the late Junius B. and Mary Messenger Skinner.
June was a former pipe line worker, then worked for Bower Coal Mine, R & P Coal Mine, Nelloteer Road Construction, Nu-Way Mining at Jacksons Mill West Virginia, Grafton Coal at Jacksons Mill WV., and was director of the Gilmer County Recreation Center. He loved wood working as a hobby and many of his pieces are in public areas. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, gospel and bluegrass music, but most of all spending time with family. June was also a member of the Baldwin Oak Grove United Methodist Church.
In July of 1950 he was united in marriage to Viona Groves Skinner who preceded him in death on August 1, 1993.
Surviving are 1 daughter; Susie Williams and husband Ronnie of Glenville, 2 sons; Doug Skinner and wife Deb of Glenville and David Skinner and wife Alice of Bridgeport West Virginia.
There are 6 grandchildren; Tracy Williams of Glenville, Ashley Williams Cline of Steubenville Ohio, Amber Skinner Frashure of Glenville, Amy Skinner of Glenville, Rebecca and Daniel Skinner of Bridgeport.
4 Great-Grandchildren survive; Logan Cline, Emily Cline, Bayley Frashure, and Kendall Frashure. There are also several nieces and nephews surviving.
In addition to his parents and wife, June was preceded in death by 1 son; Daniel Skinner and 1 brother; Alton Skinner.
Funeral Services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. Glenville WV., at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday September 25, 2012 with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Meadow Lane Cemetery, Glenville WV. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Mortuary.