Lawrence M. "Bub" Skinner Jr.

Lawrence M. “Bub” Skinner Jr., 71 of Jacksonville passed away Saturday February 3, 2018 at his residence.   Born April 16, 1946 in Glouster, he was the son of the late Lawrence M. “Boozo” Sr. and Dorothy Vess Skinner.  He was a former security guard at Poston Power Plant, and retired from the Athens County Recycling Center.  He was Past Worthy President of the Jacksonville F.O.E. #1034, a past member of the Jacksonville Fire Department, and enjoyed hunting and camping.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Elizabeth A. Kaimburg Skinner of Jacksonville; a son, Ronald (Christy) Skinner of Nelsonville; two daughters, Helen (Chris) Simons and Rebecca (Ron) Wiblin, both of Jacksonville; five grandchildren, Christa (Ken) Shutts, Kevin (Schuyler) Simons, Ronald Eric (Megan) Skinner, Abbigail Wiblin, and Emily (Casey) Stage; and six great grandchildren, Braxton, Braylin, and Krislyn Shutts, Greyson Skinner, Cameron Simmers, and Briar Stage.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Kasler and a brother, Butch Skinner.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday February 7, 2018 at the Morrison Funeral Chapel, Glouster-Bishopville with John Wright officiating.  Interment will be in the Maplewood Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of service.  Contributions can be made to the Chix-4-a-Cure, 8314 State Route 685 Glouster, Ohio 45732.  A comforting message may be sent to the family at

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