March 23, 1922 ~ May 3, 2011
Glenn Skinner was born March 23, 1922 in Lacey Springs, AL. He died May 3, 2011 in Blanding, UT.
Glenn was raised on the farm in Safford AZ. He attended public schools in Safford and Mesa, AZ.
He served his country during WWII as an ammunition specialist, seeing action in the Pacific Theater.
He married Rebecca (Betty) Palmer on January 18, 1946 in the Mesa, AZ Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Glenn was active in the LDS church throughout his life and served in many positions.
Glenn loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He loved being in the mountains and at his favorite fishing hole.
Glenn loved everyone and was loved in return. He could often be found with a Pepsi in one hand and, with his many friends at Motor Parts, rolling dice in the other hand to see who would buy the next round.
He will always be remembered for the tales he told.
Glenn was preceded in death by father, Moroni Skinner; his mother, Minnie Bilby Skinner; all his siblings; his son, Michael Glenn Skinner; and son-in-law, William Henry Mitchell.
He is survived by: His wife, Betty; his children Larry (Judy) Skinner of Payson, UT; Jackie (Blaine) Bodell of Salt Lake City, UT; Lenore Mitchell of Gallup, NM; Trina (John) Schriver of Moab, UT; Calie (Ken) Seiter of Blanding, UT; Glenda (Alma) Jones of Grand Junction, CO; Andrea (Brett) Black of Blanding, UT; 25 grandchildren and 37 ½ great-grandchildren.
Card of thanks
The Glenn Skinner family would like to thank Dr. Val Jones and the staff at the Blue Mountain Hospital for all the care, concern and support.
The San Juan Mortuary and the EMT Response team.
The friends, neighbors, and all who have extended a hand of sympathy, support and condolences.
With sincere appreciation, thank you.