Milton Leon Skinner, 85, of Farmville passed away, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at his home.
He was the husband of the late Lorraine Smith Skinner.
Born in Herndon, April 30, 1927, Mr. Skinner was the son of the late Robert and Helen Thompson Skinner. He a U. S. Navy veteran of WWII, was retired as a detective with The Arlington County Police Department and was a member of the Arlington County Police Association.
He is survived by his five daughters; Darlene Skinner (Jerry) of Spotsylvania, Beverly Foster (John) of Stem , NC, Sharalee Buck (Charles) of Farmville, Karen Scroggins of Las Vegas, NV and Donna Mirin, of Las Vegas, NV, one brother, Robert Skinner of Farmville, seven grandchildren, Steven Cutter, Kathy Allen, Michael Wade, Angela Howdyshell, Jennifer Holmes, Ashley Scroggins and Brian Ullrich, three step-grandchildren, Tamara Foster, John Foster and David Buck and fifteen great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 16, 2012 at Concord Baptist Church, Buckingham County. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 PM and from 6:00 until 7:30 PM, Saturday at Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Condolences may also be made online at www.shorterfuneralhome.com.