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Thomas "T.J." Skinner

October 31, 1953 December 30, 2019
Thomas "T.J." Skinner
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Thomas Jeffrey Skinner “T.J.” passed away December 30, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jackson. He was 66. He was born in Magnolia to the late Robert Frank and Aline Barron Skinner on October 31, 1953. T.J. was a Chevrolet Master Technician for 40 years. His skill and wealth of knowledge for the assembly of transmissions and mechanical work, needed for the industry, helped bring him the greatest joy from mentoring young technicians. His passions included Cruisin’ the Coast in his blue race truck and “NAKDVET”, Turkey Run in Daytona Beach, hunting and NASCAR. T.J. is a father, grandfather and husband who will be greatly missed.

T.J. is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Leroy Skinner.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Gina; sons, Jimmy Dale, Justin and Court; daughter, Shondra and son in law Lloyd; sister, Margaret; grandchildren, Sara Anne, Tucker, Tyler, Dillon, Anderson and Aven; Bella; and in laws Gretel and Tom Ekbaum.

A memorial service will be held at St. James’ Episcopal Church on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 2 PM.

Memorials can be made to your favorite charity in T.J.’s name.

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Memorial Service




2:00 PM 1/2/2020 2:00:00 PM
Private Family Service St. James' Episcopal Church

3921 Oak Ridge Drive
Jackson, MS 39216

Private Family Service St. James' Episcopal Church
3921 Oak Ridge Drive Jackson 39216 MS
United States

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