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Charles "Pete" L. Skinner

June 25, 1935 November 2, 2018
Charles "Pete" L.  Skinner
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Obituary for Charles "Pete" L. Skinner

Mr. Charles “Pete” L. Skinner, 83, of Dunn died Friday morning at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was born on June 25, 1935 to the late Charles Uriah and Eleanor Mae Skinner. He was preceded in death by his son, Charles Eric Skinner, his first wife, Glenda Bass Skinner, his second wife Brenda Jackson Skinner.

Pete was a 1953 graduate of Dunn High School; he attended NC State University, Campbell University and graduated from Cincinnati School of Mortuary Science. He was a third generation Funeral Director. The firm was founded by his grandfather, J.L. Hatcher, in 1908, known as Hatcher Funeral Home and became Hatcher, Skinner & Drew. Pete joined the firm in 1954 and retired in 2003, which was known as Skinner Funeral Home.

Pete was a past president of the Dunn Chamber of Commerce, and was Man of the Year in 1978; he was a member of the Dunn Rotary Club, a past Master of Palmyra Masonic Lodge, a member of York Rite, Scottish Rite, a member of New Bern Sudan Shriners, and Dunn Shrine Club. He was a board member and a past chairman of Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital. He was a board member Dunn Emergency Services, and a member of Presidential Board of Advisors at Campbell University.  Pete was a member and former deacon of the First Baptist Church in Dunn.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church by Dr. Len Keever. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

He is survived by a son, Dr. Scott Skinner of Wilmington, two daughters, Dr. Sharon S. Perry and husband Steve of Dunn, Sara S. Koury and husband Matthew of Boulder, CO, five grandchildren, Hatcher and Katie Perry, Kailan Skinner, Noah and Piper Koury.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. Memorial may be made to the First Baptist Church, 309 West Broad St. Dunn, NC 28334.

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3:00 PM 11/4/2018 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/4/2018 5:00:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Skinner & Smith Funeral Home
905 Erwin Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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11:00 AM 11/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Dunn

309 West Broad Street
Dunn, NC 28334

First Baptist Church of Dunn
309 West Broad Street Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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