Taul Funeral Homes
Mt. Sterling —
Russell V. Skinner, 91, of Mt. Sterling, formerly of Madison County, died Monday, July 22, 2013. He was a WWII veteran and a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. He served Montgomery and surrounding counties as a veterinarian for over 50 years and was a member of the First Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jean R. Skinner, son; Russell Lee (Dixie) Skinner and two granddaughters: Anna Claire Skinner and Mary Ellen Skinner: and three sisters: Virginia Turner of Richmond, KY, Elizabeth Billings of Berea, KY, and Leta Rice of Richmond, KY. He was preceded in death by three sisters and five brothers.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church in Mt. Sterling with burial following in Machpelah Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday 5-8 p.m. at the First Christian Church. In lieu of flowers donations suggested to First Christian Church, 222 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling, KY 40353.
Taul Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.