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Robert Skinner

November 1, 1928 — February 26, 2022

Robert Manuel Skinner

Robert M. Skinner, 93, died Saturday, February 26, 2022, at his home in Fairhope, Alabama, surrounded by family and friends.

Robert was born November 1, 1928, in Perdido, Alabama, to Aris and Luetta Skinner. Robert was a watch and clock craftsman for over seventy five years.

His true love was fishing, especially for trout, but he was also a fisher of men for the Kingdom of God. He held credentials with the Assemblies of God.

Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Aris and Luetta Skinner, his brother, Daniel Skinner, his sister, Joyce Morris, his grandson, Kevin Harris, his first wife of fifty-six years, Clarice Elaine Skinner, and his second wife of seven years, LaVerne Skinner.

Robert is survived by his three children, Linda (Frank) Cumbaa of Mobile, Alabama, Gary M. (Juanita) Skinner, Sr., of Dauphin Island, Alabama, and Randy (Dena) Skinner of Fairhope, Alabama.

He is survived by six grandchildren, Sandy (Jim) Colby, Michael (Gloria) Skinner, Jr., Joseph (Kellie) Skinner, Sr., Lynda Wilder, Dr. Katrina Skinner (Matthew Aubrey), and Dr. Katie (John) Erdlitz. He also leaves behind fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by two sisters, Rev. Lois Long of Port St. Joe, Florida, and Marlene (Murl) Winters of Springville, Missouri. He also leaves behind a host of nieces and nephews and their families.

Services will be At Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 with visitation from 11:00am until service time at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow in Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
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Public Visitation

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home

6040 Three Notch Rd, Mobile, AL 36619

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm

Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home

6040 Three Notch Rd, Mobile, AL 36619

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