Friday, July 22, 2016

Obituary: Kenneth E. Skinner, 83, Caneadea

Kenneth E. Skinner of Caneadea died Thursday, July 21, 2016 in Buffalo General Hospital. He was born on May 8, 1933 in Richburg, a son of the late Raymond and Adah VanSkoik Skinner. On July 20, 1952 in Bolivar he married Patricia Davis who predeceased him on January 25, 2006. On April 24, 2010 at his home he married Gloria J. Haas who survives. Mr. Skinner owned & operated the Country Store in Rushford. He was a member of the former Masonic Lodge of Rushford. Surviving are 2 daughters, Karen (Dave) Cole of Cuba, Linda (David) Carlisle of St. Joseph, Missouri, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents he was predeceased by three brothers, Earl “Bus” Skinner, Ralph Skinner, Braedon “Bill” Skinner and a sister, Betty Baldwin. Family and friends may gather from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee St., Fillmore where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Jonathan Finley, pastor of the Rushford Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in White Cemetery, Rushford. Memorials if desired to: Rushford Rescue Squad, a Fire Department of the donor’s choice or the Allegany County SPCA.