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Chad Skinner

November 4, 1972October 12, 2020
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Chad Skinner, 47, of East Ridge, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 12, 2020.

Chad was born and raised in East Ridge. He was a graduate of East Ridge High School Class of 1991, was a member of the Plumbers Local #43, and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. Chad enjoyed deer hunting and bass fishing and his Mom and Dad loved him.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Bradley Skinner; Papaw, John Carlton Skinner, Sr.; Mamaw and Papaw Hood; and uncle, Danny Skinner.

Surviving are his parents, Johnny and Dianne Skinner; brother, Grant Skinner; grandmother, Delores Skinner; niece, Chazlen Skinner; nephew, Rylan Skinner; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 11 AM to 2 PM on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at the funeral home.

A Funeral Service will follow at 2 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Mark Smith officiating.

Pallbearers will be Gunner Miller, J., Miller and Blaze Raschke, Chris, Chandler and Chase Fryar, Chad Taylor and Ronnie Berry.

Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens South.

We respectfully request that "social distancing", wearing masks, and all CDC measures be adhered to at the funeral home and the cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Surviving are his parents, Johnny and Dianne Skinner; brother, Grant Skinner; grandmother, Delores Skinner; niece, Chazlen Skinner; nephew, Rylan Skinner; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Gunner Miller, J., Miller and Blaze Raschke, Chris, Chandler and Chase Fryar, Chad Taylor and Ronnie Berry

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

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Madeline Hudgins (Barrow)

October 16, 2020

Thank you Chad for our Friendship that we had. You are a Special Friend to me, and a big part of our family. You will be so very much missed, especially your laughter and your huge beautiful smile!
Thank YOU for taking care of Fatty and Thumper and also Sweet Lisa. Thank you for the Beautiful things you did for all of us.
Rest in Peace, My Friend... Till We Meet Again.

Love, Maddy and The Barrow Family.
Rest in Peace My Dear Buddy.

Melissa McHugh

October 16, 2020

My heart is broken and shocked to hear of Chad. So deeply sorry for your loss and the pain you are going through . My dear High School Sweetheart, I have so many memories of you ! Boy the times in that Jeep Scrambler ! RIP My dear Chad 😘🙏

Sharon Hood Willis

October 15, 2020

I remember Chad always having a certain grin on his face when seeing him at family functions or just in general! He was kind, polite and always respectful. My heart goes out to Diane, Johnny and Grant Skinner and family. Please know, your family will remain in my thoughts and prayers, as you have been since I first got the news from Chasitity Fryar, my cousin Sarah’s daughter. We have the most awesome family and I’m sorry this was the circumstances that brought us together today. I love you Diane and Johnny. May God give you comfort and peace that only he can. Sharon Hood Willis

Connie Hill

October 15, 2020

Diane I am so sorry for you loss. I can't say I know what you're going through because I've never lost a child. I'm praying for you all. I wish I had all the fancy wods to say but I don't. Just know for certain I am praying for you. And even after all the services are done I will still be praying. I will not stop. I can't take away the pain but I know God can and he has his arms wrapped around you and won't let go. I count you as a friend and singing partner. It hurts to know the pain your going through. If you ever need someone to listen or talk to here is my number 423 316 2669. And I mean day or night any hour. I love you Diane and your in my prayers.

Diane & Wayne Thomas

October 14, 2020

Dianne, Johnny and family,
Words cannot tell you how sorry I am at Chad's passing. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all, may God keep you in his loving care..

Emily Reeves-Douglas

October 14, 2020

"No tears are wasted. It is deepest soul soothing." - Lailah Gifty Akita

We are deeply sorry to learn about Chad as we know he was and always will seen as the most loving older brother and oldest son a family could ever have. We will keep you in our prayers.

Love, Collin, Carlton and Emily Douglas

Terri Posey

October 14, 2020

I'm sorry for your loss my prayers are with you I'm still in shock I remember when we was young we tell people we were twins his birthday November 4th 1972 and mine is November 7th 1972 we just can't figure out how we came from 2 different MoMAs fly high Chad RIP my brother I love you

Shirley Trotter

October 14, 2020

Dianne, So sorry to hear of the passing of your son Chad. My prayers and thoughts will be with you and your family, knowing that leaning on your Lord and Savior will get you and yours through this tragedy.
Sincerely, Shirley Trotter

Tammie King

October 14, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of you.

Sandy Lowe

October 13, 2020

I’m so very sorry. My heart is breaking for you. I’ll be praying.

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Biography

Chad Skinner, 47, of East Ridge, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 12, 2020.

Chad was born and raised in East Ridge. He was a graduate of East Ridge High School Class of 1991, was a member of the Plumbers Local #43, and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. Chad enjoyed deer hunting and bass fishing and his Mom and Dad loved him.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Bradley Skinner; Papaw, John Carlton Skinner, Sr.; Mamaw and Papaw Hood; and uncle, Danny Skinner.

Surviving are his parents, Johnny and Dianne Skinner; brother, Grant Skinner; grandmother, Delores Skinner; niece, Chazlen Skinner; nephew, Rylan Skinner; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 11 AM to 2 PM on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at the funeral home.

A Funeral Service will follow at 2 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Mark Smith officiating.

Pallbearers will be Gunner Miller, J., Miller and Blaze Raschke, Chris, Chandler and Chase Fryar, Chad Taylor and Ronnie Berry.

Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens South.

We respectfully request that "social distancing", wearing masks, and all CDC measures be adhered to at the funeral home and the cemetery.

Learn more about the Skinner name

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