OBITUARY

Alonzo Joseph Skipper Sr.

June 1, 1943May 10, 2018

Alonzo Joseph Skipper Sr., 74, of Collinsville, IL., born June 1, 1943 in Centralia, IL., passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 in Collinsville, IL. Alonzo was of the Christian faith. He served in the Marine Corps. He was a supervisor for a railroad for over 20 years. He enjoyed Cardinal’s Baseball and most of all, spending time with his family. Alonzo is preceded in death by his parents Alonzo F. and Elizabeth (nee Pursley) Skipper and sister, Patricia Reagan. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Leoma “Lee” whom he married May 31, 1969; sons, Alonzo “Joe” (Tara) Skipper Jr and Danny (Dianna) Skipper; grandchildren, Alonzo III, Grace, Nicole, Blake, and Tenley; step daughter, Debbie Lybarger; sister, Veronica Bowlby; niece, Tonya Bowlby, cousins, and friends. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude or St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Additional condolences may be offered online at LakeViewFuneralHm.com. Visitation: Friends may call from 10 a.m. 1 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 North Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208. Funeral: Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Lake View Funeral Home, 5000 North Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, May 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Alonzo Joseph Skipper Sr.

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