Obituary of John Wesley Skinner Sr.
John Wesley Skinner, Sr., 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 in Syracuse. He was born to Wesley and Charlotte Skinner in Cortland, NY.
He graduated from North Syracuse High School, Roberts Wesleyan College and Asbury Theological Seminary, KY.
He owned and operated Sacred Melody Bookstore for 40 years.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kimiko Prine Skinner, formerly of NJ. He is also survived by 3 sons John Jr. (Kimberly), Stephen (Katrina), and Matthew, and 8 grandchildren all of Eastwood.
He is also survived by his brother, Wesley (Barbara) Skinner of Stewart, FL and sister Dr. Martha Skinner Stone (Sumner) of Boston, MA and a niece and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 between 5-7pm at the Palace Theatre located at 2384 James Street, Syracuse. Service will follow at 7pm. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the foundation Growing Good Works at growinggoodworks.org
Ballweg and Lunsford Funeral Home has care of arrangements.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Skinner Sr., please visit Tribute Store