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Orland Funeral Home

9900 W 143RD ST, Orland Park, IL

OBITUARY

Charles W. Skinner Jr.

October 25, 1946June 7, 2020

Charles W. Skinner Jr., (Charlie Ha Ha), age 73, United States Army Vietnam War Veteran, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno. He was born on October 25, 1946 in Chicago to the late Charles and Cora (Johnson) Skinner. He is survived by his beloved wife Angel (Bertha), nee Piecuch, and his loving son Charles Skinner, III. Cherished grandfather of 3 granddaughters, Jessica, Allyson, and Kathryn, and one great granddaughter Addison Stege. Fond brother of Craig (Lynn), Cynthia (Orlando) Correa, Curtis (Cathy), and the late Corrine Schlogel. Fond uncle of many loving nieces and nephews. He will be missed by many and remembered for his unique laugh. He will be dearly missed by his granddaughters and great granddaughter. The family would like to thank all of the staff at the Illinois Veterans Home - Manteno for their excellent care of him for the past year.

Funeral services and interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery will be held privately. Arrangements entrusted to Orland Funeral Home, 708- 460-7500.

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Carole Binder

June 19, 2020

Angel and Family I am so sorry for your loss! Heaven got a great soul in Charlie. I always loved talking and teasing that mostly sweet natured man. He was a genuine friend and always true to his beliefs. I will miss that distinctive laugh!
Love,
Carole

John Dobbins

June 18, 2020

Sure am gonna miss my Packer buddy at the family get togethers. I always looked forward to seeing Chuckie. He always made me feel comfortable with Deb's side of the family. So sorry and my condolences to Angel and the kids.

debra dobbins

June 17, 2020

Chuck will be greatly missed, I will always remeber how he got Ruth laughing and when John my husband went to reunions with me and I spoke of Chuckie John would refer to him as the packer fan and he immediately knew who I was talking about. Rest in peace Chuck and if u see my brother up there give him my love!

Cynthia Correa

June 16, 2020

Those you touched with your humor, laughter, and kind heart have memories to make many smile. For me big brother is gratitude, a big Thank You for being the big brother any sibling would be proud of. Thank you for your efforts in my life and the life of many you touched. I know in my heart Corrine greeted you, with a warm embrace and those in heaven knew you were there hearing your laughs.
I love you

Lois Moody

June 16, 2020

They say cousins are your first friends, but they are also your FOREVER friends. There were 17 of us and we all share a very special bond. Chuck you were loved, and you will be missed by all of us. Your laugh, and big heart will be in our memories forever. Angel and the Skinner family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all.

Kathi Cavanaugh

June 16, 2020

Angel and Chuck, I am so sorry for your loss. Charlie HaHa will forever be in our hearts. I will always remember him taking time on Christmas Eve to come over as Santa for Michael. He always made it so memorable. Please know that you are in the entire Cavanaugh’s thoughts and prayers! I am sure that he and Pat are enjoying some time in Heaven reminiscing about the good old days at Paddy B’s! God love all of you!!

Denise Emery

June 16, 2020

Uncle Chuck was someone I felt I could always talk to. He stepped into a father figure role w/ grandpa when my parents first divorced. He showed up when I was arrested for ditching in high school. 🙄 Him and my mom almost made me stay overnight. I stopped being stubborn and went home.
He went to my father daughter bowling event for Girl Scouts. I told him I was terrible at bowling and on my first turn I had a strike LOL he looked at me and we started laughing. We all know his laugh. I love you Uncle Chuck and I’m glad you’re keeping mom and company.

Colleen M

June 16, 2020

Oh Charlie, I am going to miss him so much. He made me laugh everyday, with his off the wall comments and stubborn self. The last interaction I had was him getting mad and yelling at me because I woke him up, lol. All I could say was "I love you Charlie". I am so sorry Angel for your loss, and his family too. You've lost a good one.
Colleen (one of his nurses)

Ron Eick

June 15, 2020

Charley loved the packers like his son , Chuck so sorry for your loss . He made a great Santa for his Grandkids , but I will miss his laugh it made me laugh and oh yeah he loved the hard to say it White Sox rip chuck. You are now in the lords hand.

Joyce Zonana

June 11, 2020

Although I didn’t meet Chuck until late in his life, when he was suffering from many ailments, he was unfailingly kind to me and always thoughtful. I was grateful to be able to celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary with him and his beloved wife Angel. I will miss him, and send my love especially to Angel and his son Chuck

FROM THE FAMILY