Robert W. Skinner

Robert W. Skinner was born on Dec. 26, 1960 in Atwater, Calif. to Helga Melton. He passed away in Vancouver, Wash. on Sept. 22, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Wendy; his mother; a loving family that includes his children, Brittany, Derrick, Nathan, Katelynn, Katherine, Jessie; and his beloved dog, Carmel. He leaves behind five siblings, Gerhart and wife, Linda, Jim, Bill, Heidi, and Claudia. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews, extended family members and his grandchildren, Emma, Hayden and Hannah.

Robert spent three years in the US Navy and 20 additional years in the Navy and Army Reserves. He has a business degree from Southern Oregon University. His career as a businessman and entrepreneur is filled with creativity and invention.He was brilliant and imaginative and he leaves a legacy of inspiration.

The family held a celebration of life on Sunday, September 27th. For any other information please call Terry Family Funeral Home (503)249-1788