Mr. Franklin Cleary Duncan Skinner, 24, of Gastonia, died Tuesday, November 17, 2009 in Lancaster County, SC. He was born January 24, 1985 in Sarasota, FL to James R. Skinner and Jean Charlotte McLean. He was a full time scholar and student, who loved music, was a musician, an avid racquetball player, connoisseur of fine food, a history buff, and had an appreciation for art.
Survivors of Cleary include his father of Sarasota, FL and mother of Zig Zag, OR; sister, Ella Childe Freeman and husband, Bradford of Gastonia, NC; and numerous other relatives in the US.
A service to celebrate Cleary's life will be held 3pm, Sunday, November 22, 2009 in the Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia with Chaplain John Stanley officiating. Friends will be received following the service at the funeral home. Interment will be held privately.
Memorials may be made to the Gaston Arts Council, PO Box 242, Gastonia, NC 28053 or www.gastonarts.org.
Condolence messages may be sent online to www.McLeanFuneral.com
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