William D. "Skinner" Hindmon
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Funeral services for William David Hindmon "Skinner", age 82 of Monroe, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 31, 2013 in the Chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe. Officiating will be Rev. Mark Fenn. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
Skinner was born on October 13, 1931 and went to be with the Lord on October 26, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Katie and Arnie Hindmon and his sister, Elyse Hindmon Smith.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 55 years, Nell R. Hindmon; his son, Todd Hindmon and his wife, Tamara; his daughter, Shannon Sanson and her husband, Josh; 4 adored grandchildren, Noah Short, Reagan Hindmon, Jared Short and Katie Hindmon; and a brother, Doyle Hindmon.
Skinner was a graduate of Bastrop High School where he loved playing football. He served in the Navy and fought in the Korean Conflict. After being honorably discharged, Skinner returned to Bastrop and enrolled in Northeast Louisiana College where he earned his degree in Agriculture. He retired from General Motors and continued his education by enrolling at Louisiana Tech where he received another degree in Education and his Masters in Counseling. Skinner touched many lives through his teaching and coaching years at Lee Junior High School and Ouachita High School. He was a much respected assistant principal at Ouachita Junior High School where he mentored many students. He loved hunting, fishing, the outdoors and his family. He also was a member of First Baptist Church of West Monroe.
The family wishes to say a special thank you to the Northeast Louisiana Veterans Home, St. Francis Medical Center, Dr. Herschel Harter and the Fresenius West Monroe Dialysis Center for their compassionate care of Skinner during this difficult time.
Pallbearers will be Donny Bartlett, Todd Guice, Bob Webber, Lanny Johnson, Randolph Cage, C.E. Snyder, Mike Vallery and Dr. Mike Cage.
Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Pee, Harry Pankey, Earl Keaton, Sonny Culp, Clay Lassiter, Dan Todd and Jay Duncan.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Monroe.
Online condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in The News Star on Oct. 29, 2013