Glenn L. Skinner 84 of Raymond was received by his lord on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 4:32 AM at his home.
Glenn was born on March 22, 1930 at Morrisonville the son of Orville and Edith (Oller) Skinner. He married Virginia Smith on June 18, 1949. Glenn worked for the Morrisonville Farmers Co Op for 11 years before beginning his career of farming in 1957, from which he retired in 1994. Upon retirement, Glenn engaged in fishing and loved spending this time with his sons, grandsons and friends.
Glenn received the Lord as his Savior during a tent revival meeting on the grounds of the Morrisonville Baptist Church in 1943. He served as a deacon for the church for 24 years and then became a deacon at the Farmersville Baptist Church where his oldest son, Michael was the pastor. He was currently a member of Taylorville Christian Church in Taylorville.
Surviving are his wife, Virginia Skinner of Raymond, IL; Sons, Michael (Kathy) Skinner of Farmersville, IL, Terry (Chris) Skinner of Newburg, IN and Dennis (Mary Ann) Skinner of Raymond, IL; Daughters, Glenna (Larry) Tolliver of Morrisonville, IL and Rhonda (Mike) Hawley of Springfield, IL. He also has 16 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren; Sister, Helen (Jay) Hadley of Booneville, IN as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 Brothers, Norman Ray (Shorty) Skinner and Arnold Lee Skinner; Son in law, Steven Peat.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville with Pastor Michael Skinner officiating.
Burial will follow at Morrisonville Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Taylorville Christian Church or VisionWay Christian School.
Perfetti Funeral Home in Morrisonville is in charge of arrangements.