Richard B. Skinner, age 87, formerly of Wilmington and recently of Glen Mills, PA, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 29, 2021.
He was born in Wilmington, son of the late Elliott and Marie (Dresh) Skinner; was a 1950 graduate of PS DuPont High School; served honorably in the US Coast Guard; and enjoyed a 38-year career at DuPont, beginning in their lab and concluding as shipping and transportation manager.
Richard loved spending time at the beach, especially Rehoboth. He was an avid fan of all the University of Delaware and major Philadelphia sports teams and will be affectionately remembered by his grandsons as “Sr.”.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Delores (Hultberg); his son, Rick (Kathy); and his grandsons, Tim and Andrew.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 12:00pm in the Chapel of Maris Grove Senior Living Center, 200 Maris Grove Way, Glen Mills, PA, 19342, where family and friends may visit beginning at 11:00am. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Richard’s memory may be directed to the Maris Grove Office of Philanthropy, at the address listed above.
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Maris Grove Resident Care Fund
200 Maris Grove Way, Glen Mills PA 19342