Richard Dean Skinner, a lifelong resident of Wellsburg passed away on Thursday February 18, 2010, at the Valley Haven Nursing Home, in Beech Bottom, WV. Richard was born on November 6, 1929 to the late Elmer Richard and Lula May (Hanlon) Skinner. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Berdine Skinner, a son, Harold Richard Skinner, and a brother, Harold James Skinner. Richard retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, and will always be remembered for his Disc Jockeying skills, and his music collection. Another favorite pastime was square dance calling. Richard was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene on Mahan's Lane in Follansbee., WV. Richard is survived by a sister, Hope Hom Thoon of New Jersey, his grandchildren, several nephews and nieces, and a number of extended family members. Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 PM Saturday at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where services will be held 10:30 AM Sunday. Minister Larry Barkley will preside. Interment will follow at the Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV Share tributes at www.grecohertnick.com

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  1. It was with great sorrow to read of “DJ’s” passing…had many great dances with him and enjoyed his talents…lost contact with him, after moving to South Dakota… my sympathy to his family…

  2. My sincere sympathy to the Skinner family on their loss. Especially to Joy and her brothers for the relationship they now can never have. God bless you and yours.

  3. My sincere sympathy to the Skinner family on their loss. Especially to Joy and her brothers for the relationship they now can never have. God bless you and yours.

  4. My sincere sympathy to the Skinner family on their loss. Especially to Joy and her brothers for the relationship they now can never have. God bless you and yours.

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