Marcus L. Skinner passed away April 6, 2021 at his home near Edgar, Nebraska. He was born April 9, 1955 in Superior, Nebraska and was the eldest child of Morris and Joan (Johnston) Skinner. Marc was later adopted by Jack Skinner. The family lived on a farm in the Edgar area. Marc attended grade school in Oak and transferred to Nelson in 7th grade where he graduated with the class of 1973.
Marc married Bobbie Samsula in 1974, to this union were born Michael, Mary and Haley. In 1995 he married Nicole Burdick and had two children, Brittney and Brandon. In 2017 he reconnected with his high school sweetheart Patricia Wehrman Melroy and they were married in 2018.
Marc was a farmer and owned his own mechanic shop near Edgar. For several years he worked as a millwright at grain elevators in Superior and later Hastings until his retirement in 2020.
He was a local fire department volunteer, a member of the Sons of the American Legion, the Edgar Lions Club and the Nebraska Rod and Custom Association. His interests included car restoration, racing, wood working, antique machinery, gardening and spending time with his children, family and friends.
Marc was preceded in death by his father Morris Skinner, step-father Jack Skinner and brother Michael. He is survived by his wife Pat; his mother Joan Uldrich; his sister Mitzi (Jeff) Manka of Litchfield Park, Arizona and brother David Skinner of Prosser, Nebraska; children Mike (Sara) Skinner of Edgar, Mary (Nate) Kenley of Edgar, Haley (Kelly Kent) Skinner of Hastings, Brittney Skinner of Fairbury and Brandon Skinner of Edgar; grandchildren Alec, Hanna, Ella, Billey, Carter and Violet, a niece and nephew and many cousins.
Memorial services will be held this Saturday 2:00 pm, April 10, 2021 at the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Edgar, Nebraska. Pastor Ethan Feistner will be officiating. Burial will be held in the Edgar Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at wmsfh.com. Williams Funeral Home of Edgar, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.
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