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Thomas “Tom” Elliott Skinner

Thomas “To M” Elliott Skinner, 69, of Middlebourne, WV, died on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Camden Clark Medical Center.

Tom was born June 14, 1952 in Sistersville, WV, to the late Sherman and Anna Sue Adams Skinner.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years, Sue Timmons Skinner; her daughter Kelly Weigle and her husband Brian; son, Adam Skinner and his wife, Heather; grandchildren of Pappy Tom, Cora Grimm, Mason Skinner, Tyler Skinner, Lucas Skinner, Kenzlynn Skinner, Marlee Weigle (Nathan Teeters); great-granddaughter, Mailiyah Teeters; brothers, John (Carol) Skinner and Harold Skinner; sister, Wilma Mowder; and her second special mom, Ruth Hoover.

In addition to his parents, Tom was predeceased by his brothers, Terry Skinner, Robert Skinner and David Skinner.

Tom recently retired from Momentive with 43 years of service. He enjoyed going to work and being with his team. Tom has dedicated many years to the Middlebourne Youth League as a coach, referee and everything in between. He absolutely had a love for basketball and coached young people in the fundamentals of the game. Tom made an impact on the lives of young people in Tyler County through his love of basketball. He loved going to see his grandchildren play sports, he rarely missed a game. Tom loved watching Tyler Consolidated Lady Knights Volleyball. He will be remembered for his calm wit, teasing jokes, flawless work ethic, and community involvement with the Youth League. Most importantly, a dedicated, loving and supportive husband, dad and pappy.

In lieu of flowers, commemorative gifts can be made to Silver Star Group, 206 Dodd St., Middlebourne or Tyler Consolidated Athletic Department, 1993 Silver Knights Drive, Sistersville.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Friday September 24, 2021 at Middlebourne Cemetery with Rev. Benny Thomas as officiant.

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