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October 5, 1945 - April 4, 2021

Service Date: April 4, 2021

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James Atlas Skinner, Jr. October 5, 1945 – April 4, 2021 James “Jim” Atlas Skinner, Jr., 75 of Walstonburg passed away Sunday. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Jim is survived by his loving wife, Terri Shelton Skinner; daughter, Corri McQuaid and husband, Steve of Raleigh; mother, Annie Price Skinner; brothers, John R. Skinner and wife, Mary, and Gary Skinner both of Wilson; sisters, Sharon Murray and husband, Rex of Wilson, Connie Robbins and husband, Marty of Wilson, and Glenda Waters and husband, Ronnie of Tarboro; nephews, John Skinner and wife, Kristen of Wilson, Kris Skinner and wife, Alysun of Wilson, and Walker Shelton of Saratoga; brother-in-law, Tim Shelton and wife, Joni of Saratoga; sister-in-law, Leslie Shelton of Pinehurst and his grand pups, Paisley and Copper. He was preceded in death by his father, James Skinner; in-laws, Grace Hardison and John Dow Shelton, and his brother-in-law, Larry Shelton. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Jim’s memory to the Ocracoke Working Watermen’s Association (www.ocracokewatermen.org) and/or the New River Conservancy (www.newriverconservancy.org). Jim loved enjoying the outdoors of North Carolina from the mountains to the sea with friends and family, and supporting these organizations will help his memory endure. Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.