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Info Sheet /Obituary for Charles S. "Chuck" Skinner
Deceased 25 January 2015

"Chuck", age 77, of Rocky River, Ohio, passed away on October 31, 2017. Chuck was born in Rocky River on February 10, 1940 to loving parents Harry Harrison Skinner & Margaret (Scofield) Skinner. Chuck was a graduate of the Culver Military Academy and from there graduated from Cornell University's School of Engineering with a B.S. and M.Eng.

He then served in the United States Army as a helicopter pilot serving in Vietnam and achieving the rank of Captain.

After working in New York City for Exxon Mobile, Chuck returned to the Cleveland area to work for Booz Allen & Hamilton where he eventually became the youngest Vice President of the company. While doing so he obtained an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He then founded a management consulting company, Strategic Technologies, Inc. from which he retired.

Chuck was a member of the Royal Order of Jesters and the Fairmount Presbyterian Church. Chuck was an avid reader and was happiest looking out over Lake Erie from his beloved childhood home.

Charles is survived by his wife, Nancy (Moreland) Skinner, son Jeffrey Skinner of Groton, NY, daughter Melinda Skinner-Cifuentes, son-in-law Brian Cifuentes and grandsons Harrison and Finley Cifuentes of Forest Hills, NY

The family prefers that those who wish may make contributions in his name to The Memorial Fund of Fairmount Presbyterian Church, 2757 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland Hts., OH 44118 where Memorial Services were held in the Chapel on November 4. Arrangements by Brown-Forward.

VHPA Notes: 2LT Charles S. Skinner was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/31/2017 at the age of 77.7
Rocky River, OH
Flight Class 66-4
Date of Birth 02/10/1940
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/1/9 1 CAV DIV in 66-67, RECON SQ 25 INF in 67
Call signs in Vietnam WHITE 19, BRAVE FIGHTER