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Obituary for Gary D. Skipper

May 20, 1945 - October 29, 2019
Live Oak, Texas | Age 74

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Gary D. Skipper, age 74, ended his long battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. Gary was born in Lubbock, TX, May 20, 1945, to Dempsey and Lynnie Skipper. He was a student at Abernathy, Texas, public schools beginning in the first grade until he graduated from high school in 1963. Gary graduated from Texas Tech in 1968 with a bachelor's degree in accounting. He worked as a CPA with firms in Farmington, NM; Tucson, AZ; Wichita Falls; and San Antonio. His last several years were spent working in private practice, a job he truly enjoyed. Gary retired in May 2014.

Gary was preceded in death by both his brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Edna, and also an infant daughter, Anissa. He is survived by his wife, Edwinna Anderson Skipper, with whom he would have celebrated their 56th anniversary on November 29; daughter, DeShan Skipper and her fiancé Joseph Lamanna; beloved granddaughter, Skyler McClain; brothers, Johnny and wife Claudine of Abernathy, and Truett and wife Shiela of San Antonio.

MEMORIAL SERVICE
WESNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019
4:30 PM
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL
2102 NORTH LOOP 1604 EAST

Rev. David Roach will officiate. Gary will be returned to Abernathy, TX where he will be interred beside his and Edwinna's infant daughter. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (donate.LLS.org) an organization near to Gary's and Edwinna's hearts.

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San Antonio, TX 78232
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