The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


August 16, 2008

Robert C. Skinner

MONETT — Robert Charles “Bob” Skinner, age 43, of Monett, Mo., passed away at 9:48 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, Mo. following a sudden illness.

Bob was born on April 18, 1965, in Columbia, Mo., the son of Charles Waltman Skinner and Betty Frances (Watts) Skinner. Bob moved from Springfield to Monett, but was raised in the Joplin area and had attended Parkwood High and received his Bachelor’s in Marketing from Missouri Southern State University. Following his graduation from high school Bob traveled with Up With People for a year. He had worked as an Insurance Salesman. He was also of the Baptist faith.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Samantha Skinner, of Overland Park, Kan.; his parents, Charles and Betty Skinner, of Joplin; one sister, Denise Krolman and husband, Pete, of Joplin; one niece, Cortney Krolman, of Joplin; and one nephew, Will Krolman, of Joplin; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends that will miss him dearly.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Harmony Heights Baptist Church. Reverend Charlie Burnett and Dr. William Watts will officiate. Entombment will be in the Ozark Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Harmony Heights Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Gideon’s International. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel.

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