George Edward Skinner, 86, of Kinston passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, November 15, 2021.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Louise Skinner; his wife, Rosa Lee Burkett Skinner; sister, Doris Ann Sutton and brother and sister-in-law, Dempsey and Hazel Skinner.
Public viewing from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 22, 2021 at Garner Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Pinelawn Memorial Park.
George worked in road construction most of his life, retiring from Greenville Paving Co.
He was a good husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather and friend.
George is survived by his son, Tony Skinner (Brenda); daughter, Lynn Skinner Townsend (Sam); grandchildren, Tonya Taylor, Edward Race (Ericka), Tyler Skinner (Stephanie), Blake Townsend (Ashlee); great grandchildren, Gage Allen, McKenzie Mills, Greyson Townsend, Henley Skinner, Aspen Race; sister, Mary Grace Jackson and friend Ed Slayton; and many other family and friends.