NORTH JACKSON - Mr. Jackie "Jack" H. Skinner, 83, died peacefully early Thursday, February 4, 2021, at home surrounded by his family after a long battle with kidney disease.
Jack was born May 11, 1937, in Stratton, OH, the son of Stanley and Maude (Mellott) Skinner.
He graduated high school in Florida and spent his early years on construction crews as a heavy equipment operator. Jack's true passion was training and riding horses, as well as riding motorcycles with friends and family. He retired from Mahoning County Engineers in 2000.
Jack is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Stella (Keeler) Skinner; his children, Bradley Whited, Tracey Whited, Jackie Williams, Marilyn (Michael) Mirabella, Kevin (Shawn) Whited, and Larry Whited; sister, Alice Driggers; brother Butch Skinner nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Brian Scott Skinner.
Family and friends may call Tuesday from 10 am to 12 pm at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Jackson Milton Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 12 pm.
Jackie will be laid to rest at Brunstetter Cemetery.
Visit www.higgins-reardon.com to send condolences to the family.