Gilbert Nathan Skinner, 70, of Stafford County, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.
Mr. Skinner had served in the US Army and retired from the Fredericksburg-Stafford Park Authority.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Woody Skinner and sisters Shirley Thieke and Patricia Skinner.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Roberta Skinner; two sons, Gilbert Skinner and wife Ann, and Kenneth Skinner and wife Shannon, both of King George County; two daughters, Melissa Skinner and Angela Loudin and husband Brian, both of White Oak; 11 grandchildren, Kristal Swor, Staci Thompson, Candice Loudin, Anthony Loudin, Ashley Skinner, Harley Skinner, Blair Skinner, Tyler Brock, Jacob Moore, Nathan Skinner and Austin Skinner; three great-grandchildren, Alessa Swor, Gage Thompson and Jayden Loudin; one sister, Myra Sullivan; four nieces, Diane Bousum, Tina Beach, Lisa Hall and Traci Parker; and two nephews, James and Danny Sullivan.
Family and friends will celebrate Gilbert’s life from 5 to 7p.m., Thursday, May 10, at Brooks Park.
A graveside service will be held at 10am, Wednesday, May 16 in Quantico National Cemetery with Pastor John White officiating.