Monday, November 10, 2008

Charlie Skinner

As many of you know our dear friend and coworker, Barbara, lost her son this past week as he was serving in the line of duty. Our hearts go out to her and her family as they mourn their loss. We love and miss you Barbara, hurry back to us as soon as you can.

Charles B. "Charlie" Skinner
Charles B. Skinner "Charlie" Charles B. Skinner was tragically taken from us on Nov. 8, 2008 from injuries he sustained while protecting the community he loved and served.Charlie was born on June 12, 1978 in Salt Lake City to Barbara Yates and Charles R. (Cathy) Skinner. He graduated from Olympus High School and served an honorable mission in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His life truly began when he married his "sunshine", Kaitlyn Koehn Skinner, on July 11, 2006, in the Bountiful LDS Temple. One month ago, Charlie and Katy became the parents of beautiful twins, Zack and Emma. Charlie loved his family and spent every possible moment with his wife holding the new babies. Charlie joined the North Salt Lake Police Department six months ago after working for Salt Lake City Police. Charlie was an excellent public servant and truly enjoyed the opportunity of helping members of the community. Consistent with this commitment, his last act of service was to donate organs to help others in need. The family would like to recognize and acknowledge the support of the law enforcement community as well as members of the public who have shown such great love during this very difficult time. Charles is survived by his wife and children, his parents and grandparents Tom and Connie Yates, Katy's family including her parents, Susan Koehn and David Copeland, Gary and Tammy Koehn, and siblings Madison, Abigail and Grayson Koehn. Grandparents, Brant and Janet Johnson and Patricia Koehn Eudy. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who loved him dearly. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2008 at the Bountiful-Woods Cross Regional Center, 835 N. 400 E. North Salt Lake. Friends may call Thursday, Nov. 13 from 5-8 p.m. at Lindquist's Bountiful Mortuary, 727 N. 400 E. and Friday 9:30-10:45 a.m. at the Regional Center prior to the services. Interment Bountiful City Cemetery. Condolences may be shared at

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