08/02/07 - NNHS Newsletter - Carlton Skinnell

Carlton Lewis Skinnell
(4 Aug 1949 - 30 June 2007)

Newport News High School Class of 1967

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have yet another sad  - if considerably belated - edition of the NNHS Newsletter today.    Carlton Skinnell of the Class of 1967, and brother of Carroll Skinnell ('69) of VA,  passed away in Bedford on June 30 at the age of 57.

  From Marty Whitmore McCoy ('67) of VA - 08/01/07:

..... Carlton Skinnell passed away June 30, 2007 in Bedford, VA.....

Thanks so much :-) Marty - Class of 67

   Thank you, Marty.  I remember reading this obituary; I'm so sorry I did not recognize it as one of our own.

From the Daily Press - 07/02/07:


  Carlton Lewis Skinnell

BEDFORD - Carlton Lewis Skinnell, 57, of Bedford passed away Saturday, June 30, 2007, in a local nursing home. He was born Thursday, Aug. 4, 1949, in Lynchburg, Va., a son of Irene Robertson Skinnell of Bedford and the late Robert Brown Skinnell. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, John Munford and Ollie Carwile Robertson. He was a Mailcarrier at the Newport News Shipyard, a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of the Mentow Baptist Church. In addition to his mother, he is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Carroll C. and Betsy Skinnell of Bedford; a niece and her husband, Bonnie Skinnell-Gray and husband, Steven, of Denver, Colo.; his grandparents, William Granderson and May Hackworth Skinnell of Bedford. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, at Mentow Baptist Church by the Rev. Wayne Murphy. Interment will follow in the Mentow Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call after noon on Monday and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston, Va.

Published in the Daily Press on 7/2/2007.
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Carlton Skinnell  



Our thoughts and prayers are with the Family. My family knew Mr. Skinnell for many years and what a fine person he was. God speed. (E.J. and Betty Thomas Family)
Vicky Thomas Clarke (Vinton, VA) - July 2, 2007
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We just heard of Carlton's passing today, 7/2/07. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, sorry we couldn't be there with you.
Randy and Janet Childress
Randy Childress (Lynchburg, VA) - July 3, 2007
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Robert Skinnell, Carlton's dad, was a great influence in my life. It saddens me to hear not only of Carlton's death, but the earlier passing of his father. May God bless the remaining members of the Skinnell family.
Billy Turner (Ovilla, TX) - August 3, 2007





   Our sincerest sympathies are extended to the Skinnell family at this time.

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   Y'all take good care of each other!  TYPHOONS FOREVER!

                          Love to all, Carol


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