Doyle Wayne Skinner, 82, of Urbana passed away at 10:11 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Renner-Wikoff Chapel, Urbana. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) we will be only letting in small groups at a time for Doyle’s visitation and will require a mask be worn. Thank-you for your understanding and patience.
Doyle was born in Caraway, AR on July 14, 1938 to parents H. Grover and Hallie (Divine) Skinner. They preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was a son, a grandson, three brothers, two sisters and a daughter-in-law.
On August 13, 1958 Doyle married Phyllis Darlene Blacker in Champaign, she survives. Also surviving are their children; Irvin Wayne (Jill) Skinner of Tolono, Michael Allen (Karma) of Urbana, Timothy Doyle (Judy) Skinner of Champaign and Philip Wade (Misty) Skinner of Urbana. Two sisters, one brother, thirteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren also survive him.
Doyle was a graduate of Urbana High School and worked as a carpenter for Local 44 for thirty-five years. He also worked as a fire fighter for the Urbana Fire Dept. retiring as a Lieutenant after twenty-seven years.
He was a member of Unity Baptist Church, Champaign.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Doyle’s honor to Unity Baptist Church or the Urbana Fire Dept.
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