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Deacon Melvin M. Skinner

October 28, 1955 ~ November 20, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Deacon Melvin Skinner Obituary

 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. 2 Timothy 4:7-8

Unite with us in prayer as we reflect on the life of Deacon Melvin Skinner, 68 of 2699 Green Acres Dr. Kinston passed from labor to reward on Monday, November 20, 2023, at his residence. 

Deacon Skinner was born October 28, 1955, in Lenoir County to the late Charlie W. Skinner and Annie L. Whitfield. 

He is survived by his wife Terry Skinner of the home; three children, Melvin Burney, Frederick Skinner and Michelle Skinner; seven siblings, Eddie Bryant, James Whitfield, Eula Jones, Charlie Skinner, Francis Skinner, Bobby Skinner and Lynwood Skinner; five grandchildren, two God children and a host of nieces, nephews' other relatives and friends. 

The service celebrating his life and legacy will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 29, 2023, from Memorial Chapel of Trinity Funeral Service.

Burial will follow in the Southview Cemetery. 

Deacon Skinner will lie in state for public viewing from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at the funeral home. 


The Management and Staff of Trinity Funeral Service is privileged to provide.

" A Service with The Spirit of Excellence Dignity & Devotion"

to the family of Deacon Melvin M. Skinner 

We ask that you join us in remembering the family in both thought and prayer. 

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November 28, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Trinity Funeral Service (Kinston)

Funeral Service
November 29, 2023

11:00 AM
Trinity Funeral Service (Kinston)

Interment following funeral service
November 29, 2023

Southview Cemetery
110 asphalt Rd.
Kinston, NC 28501


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