David Lee Skinner, 82, of Kodiak, Alaska, formerly of Weirton, passed away on January 4, 2012 on Kodiak Island, Alaska. Born April 11, 1929 in Wintersville, OH, he was the son of the late Ralph W. and Loretta Shepherd Skinner. David is survived by his son Mark Skinner and his wife Michele of Kodiak, Alaska; daughter Kim Skinner of Colorado Springs, CO; brother Richard Skinner and his wife Carol of Myrtle Beach, SC; sister JoAnn Rahn of Columbus, IN and grandson Aidan Skinner of Kodiak. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated 11AM Wednesday at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church with Reverend Father Larry Dorsch officiating. Entombment will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Kodiak, PO Box 8682, Kodiak AK 99615. Or call 907-654-1734.

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  1. Mark and Kim, I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad he had the two of you these past years; I am sure he appreciated your care. You are in our thoughts.

  2. Kim and Mark, I am so very sorry about your dad and his struggles. He and your family will be in my prayers. Love, Christine

  3. Mark and Kim, my mother and I were so sorry to learn that your dad had passed away. He was a great guy and a great neighbor. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Kim and Mark, I am so sorry for your loss. I am sorry I can t be there for you, I am out of town. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you at this time. My deepest sympathy, Dee Bailey Largo, Fl

  5. We send our condolences to the family. David and I were friends many years ago. He served as the best man in my wedding. I have many fond memories of David. I wish I could have made it to the visitation but my car is currently in the shop. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Jim Boyles

  6. I am so sorry for your loss. Dave was a good friend to my mom and dad, as well as many others. May God Rest His Soul.

  7. Our condolences go out to the whole family. May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead. And may the comfort and strength of God help you during this most difficult time. To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. I worked with Dave in the late 50’s at Weirton Steel Invoicing Department for about six years. Dave was so well liked and a very kind person. He was respected by his co-workers and friends. I always enjoyed talking with him and appreciated his calm matter. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. With Deepest Sympathy, Linda & Art Householder

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