SKINNER F. Leonard Skinner, 77, a well known, lifelong resident of Jacksonville, FL, passed away September 20, 2010. Leonard was a 1951 graduate of Lee High School. He graduated from Florida State University in 1957, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta. He was a member of the Seminole Boosters and the Jax Umpires Association. He is survived by his wife of 54 wonderful years, Rosemary; son, Leonard Skinner; daughter, Susie Moore (Ron); grandchildren, Marshall Boston-Skinner and Chancellor Moore; cousin/sister, Virginia Cauthon; sisters-in-law, Ellen Jones and Danna Myers; nieces, Amanda Myers, Eugenia Taylor and Sarah Dan Jones; many loving family members and friends. The family will greet friends for a visitation from 6-8 pm, Thursday, September 23, 2010 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home chapel at 2:00 pm, Friday, September 24, 2010 with Rev. Gene Lynch officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Hardage- Giddens Funeral Home, 729 S. Edgewood Avenue, 904-388-2711. Garnet and gold attire would be welcomed and appreciated. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the 2North caregivers at St. Catherine Laboure Manor for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to The Leonard Skinner Scholarship Fund at P.O. Box 1353 Tallahassee, FL 32302. Condolences may be shared at www.hardage-giddensedgewood.com Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
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Published in the Florida Times-Union on September 22, 2010