2015-06-16 / Obituaries

Lester E. Skinner, 68

Lester E. Skinner Lester E. Skinner Lester E. Skinner, 68, of Greencastle passed away on Friday, June 12, 2015 surrounded by his family.

He was born on February 9, 1947 in Peoria, Illinois to Cassel T. Skinner and Fayma Black Skinner.

Lester was a graduate of Fillmore High School and retired from the Putnam County Highway Department, where he was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his wife, Linda K. Buis Skinner; two children, Leslee Barber, and Michael Skinner and wife Ashlee; two brothers, Cassel A. Skinner, and James E. Skinner and wife Stephanie; five grandchildren, Justin Barber, Leah Barber, Zachary Skinner, Zoe Skinner and Roscoe Skinner; and a host of loving in-laws.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7 P.M. at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home, with Reverend Ernie Phillips officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 4 P.M. until time of services at the funeral home.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com

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