Richard D. Skinner, 72, of Sandusky, died Tuesday morning, June 18, 2013, at his residence, following a brief illness.
He was born July 17, 1940, in Trumble, Ohio, and graduated from Columbus East High School in 1956. Richard was an avid reader and loved to play cards and golf, he retired in 2002.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Parker) Skinner; two daughters, Kelly Hallberg, of Columbus, and Karen (Jerry) Acuff, of Texas; son, Kerry Skinner, of Columbus; five grandchildren, Kristin (Justin) Boney and Christopher (Jackie) Hallberg, of Florida; Nicole Hallberg, of Columbus, and Kylie Skinner and Alicia Skinner, of London, Ohio; one great-granddaughter, Kaylee Boney, of Florida; one sister, Diana (Mark) Hollingsworth, of Columbus; two sisters-in-law, Karen Skinner, of Columbus, and Cheryl Skinner, of Cincinnati; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Dorothea (Philips) Skinner; and two brothers, Gordon and Foster Skinner.
At the request of the decedent, there will be no visitation and cremation will take place.
Memorials may be made to Back to the Wild, P.O. Box 423, Castalia, OH 44824 and to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Ransom Funeral Home, Castalia, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be shared with the family at ransomfuneralhome.com.