Thomas Christopher Skinner, 46, of the Kansas City Northland, passed away peacefully on Jan. 17, 2019, at his home with family at his side. Chris was the son of Johnny Brown of Lake Viking.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by a service celebrating Chris’s life at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 26, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to a fund which will be used for his children’s education at https://www.gofundme.com/chris-skinner039s-seize-the-days-fund/donate.
Chris was born March 19, 1972, in Fort Gordon, GA. He was a Technical Service Representative at Tnemec Company, where he served for 20 years.
Chris leaves his wife, Deborah; children, Johnathan Skinner, Emma Skinner, Kendra Carlson (Anthony) and Christopher Wells (Lizzie); grandchildren, Ellie, Payton and Jordyn. He is also survived by his parents, Rhonda Sue Kelly, Johnny Brown (Lori) and Sue “Mama Sue” Brown; grandfather, Thomas Edward Skinner (Norma); siblings, Vanessa Kelly, Angie Kelly, Sanja Lyon (Carleton), Tanya Farrell (Greg) and Cory Brown (Andi), as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. He will be greatly missed by all.