Thursday, August 23

Charles Ray Skeen Dies

Charles Ray Skeen, 81, of High Point, passed Thursday, August 23, 2012, at Hospice Home of High Point. Service will be August 26, 2012 at 2:00pm at Springfield Friends Meeting Cemetery in High Point. Born in Randolph County on April 19, 1931, a son to the late Noah and Grace Robbins Skeen. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Elwood Skeen, Noah “June” Skeen and Sammy Skeen. On February 16, 1951, he married the former Joyce James. Survived by his wife of 61 years, Joyce James Skeen of the home; two children, Brenda Skeen Huffman and her husband, Rev. Tim of High Point and Michael Ray Skeen and his wife, Barbara of Trinity; one sister, Naomi Grubb and her husband, James of Thomasville; one brother, Tommy Skeen of Wilmington; four grandchildren, Angela Huffman Hunt and her husband, Brian of Thomasville; Kevin Matthew Huffman and his wife, Jamie of Nashville, Christopher Charles Skeen of High Point, and Jennifer Rae Skeen of High Point; three great grandchildren, Damian Scott Williams, Noah Evan Hunt, Madden Jay Huffman, and a great granddaughter soon to arrive; and several nieces and nephews. No direct line to Briles, kinda. Charles' line goes back to John Robbins. John's brother George married Mary Briles, Elizabeth Briles, and Dorcas Rush....

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