William Jasper "Jap" Skinner, 91, of Summerville, Ga., and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2007 at his residence.
Born March 7, 1916 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Harvey Roscoe and Caroline (Hash) Skinner.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United Sates Army and was retired from NWSC Crane.
Survivors include: his wife, Geneva (Shireman) Skinner of Summerville, Ga.; two sons, Darrell Skinner of Summerville and Richard Skinner of Bloomfield; three daughters, Karen Stivers of Summerville, Peggy Allen of Bloomfield, and Judy Bruce of Bloomington; five brothers, Marion Skinner of Boston, Ma., Mile Skinner and Sharron Skinner of Bloomfield, Vernon Skinner of LaFontaine, and Shannon Skinner of Indianapolis; 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Wilma Bernice Skinner; two sisters, Geneva Clark and Wilma Owen; and four brothers, Glenn, Delmar, George, and Wilbur Skinner.
Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. on Sunday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Frankie Gott officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield.