Andy Skinner

September 27, 1985-September 4, 2011


Visitation: Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Service: Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at Grand Valley Lutheran Church

Andy Skinner, age 25, died Sunday, September 4, 2011 near Davis, SD, due to injuries from an auto accident.  Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at Grand Valley Lutheran Church south of Canton, with burial in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton, with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
 Andy was born September 27, 1985 in Sioux Falls, SD, to Ron and Deb (Anderson) Skinner.  He attended school in Canton, graduating in 2004.  He has worked various construction jobs, and currently, was employed with Great Plains Contracting, Inc. of Aberdeen.  Andy enjoyed fast cars, loud music, and friends, but most of all he cherished his family.
 Grateful for having shared his life are; his father, Ron, Canton; his brother, John (Gina) Skinner and their children, Madison and Dylan, Sioux Falls, SD; his sister, Kerrie (Grant) Shaffer and their children, Tessa and Gavin, Hugo, MN; his grandmother, Marge (Don Tischler) Anderson, Mitchell, SD; his grandfather, Jack (Vicki) Anderson, Canton, SD; his step-sister, Kristina Sharon and her children, Tori Lea and Hailey, Larchwood, IA; and numerous friends.
 He was preceded in death by his mother, Deb, and step-mother, Susan.
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  1. Ron, John ,Kerrie and family, So sorry to hear about Andy. He was such a good and friendly guy. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all through this difficult time.

  2. John (Gina & Kids) We are so sorry for your loss. Time will help dull your pain but just remember he isn’t gone from your life you will feel him everyday as now he is your families angel (with your mom’s) till you can physically hug them again.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May your memories live forever and bring you strength. I will always remember Andy as Baby Jesus the year I was Mary for our Grand Valley Christmas program.

  4. Tragic loss, such a tragedy I can only think of how many lives he has touched. I know that just speaking to my sister and niece just how highly they spoke of him and how he was a gentle and kind person to the children and a role model that they looked up to. To the family our deepest sympathy goes out to you. Ron, John, Kerrie and Gina and family reflect to the happier times with Andy, God Bless.

  5. John & Gina and family, We are so sorry to hear about Andy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We hope his memory will bring you peace. Len, Laura & Leonard, Jr

  6. My heart goes out to the family. I can remember John and I picking on Andy when he was just a little guy. If he was anything like the rest of his family, he was a true friend and character. You are in my prayers.

  7. Ron, John, Kerrie and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Andy was a great guy, him and Eric were like two peas in a pod and best friends. He was like part of the family. He will be missed so much. Much love and prayers to your family during this difficult time. Sincerely, Kristy Hinds

  8. May Andy rest in God’s perfect peace. My condolences to his family and all of those who loved him. I will keep you in my prayers…

  9. John and Gina and family-Our prayers go with you. Remember the good times you had with Andy He will be that bight star watching fom above.

  10. SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS . WE ARE GLAD THAT HAD THE CHANCE TO MEET HIM AND HE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE WHEN HE WAS OVER. HE WILL BE MISSED BY MANY AND OUR THOUGHT AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME OF NEED

  11. We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and may you be surrounded with loving arms and love as you go through this extremely difficult time. Hold tight to those memories that are so dear.

  12. Ron, John, Kerrie & Families, We were so saddened to hear of the sudden loss of Andy. He was a wonderful person and will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time. With Deepest Sympathy, Mick & Sonja Tyrrell

  13. John, Gina and family, Our condolences are with you and your family in the loss of a loved one. Retain the memories of Andy to comfort you and get you through in this time of sadness. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Dean, Tammi, Trevor & Jaci Welch

  14. I have been thinking of you often, just knowing the house I now live in you grew up in and had so many memories here. I just wished after all the times we had talked about you coming to see it, it would of happened

  15. We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Andy spent the 4th of July weekend at our farm, and we so enjoyed laughing with him. He had a great sense of humor and kept everyone entertained. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the memories you shared with him comfort you in this time of great sadness.

  16. John,Gina and kids, We were so sorry to hear about Andy.You are in our thoughts and Prayer’s.Comfort peace and hope to you at this sad time.God Bless we love you. Aunt Joyce and Uncle Don

  17. So sorry about Andy. He was such a nice guy, I always enjoyed talking with him and he always had a great smile on his face. My prayers are with your family.

  18. So sorry for your loss of Andy, he was an awesome person! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  19. Sorry to hear the loss of Andy. He will be greatly missed by all. Your in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.

  20. Sorry to hear about the loss of Andy. He will be greatly missed by all. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless

  21. iam so sorry for your loss i always liked andy he had a smile for me every time i seen him i will think of him always and he will be missed by all if i can do anything let me know love danny b

  22. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Andy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless.

  23. Ron, John, Kerrie and families, We are so sorry to hear about Andy. Know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Take care and God Bless you all! Jerald and Gerri Day Jamie and Dave Henkel and family Jennie and Jason Hohn and family

  24. John, Gina and Family, so sorry to hear about your loss of a brother. May the Lord take you through this terrible time. Remember all the great times you had together as a family & keep them near your hearts.

  25. John, Gina and family – you are in our thoughts and prayers during this horribly sad and difficult time. We are so very sorry for your loss. May your happy memories of Andy bring you comfort and peace. Love always, Terry, Becky, Hayley and Lindsey Carter

  26. Thinking of you All , My the Lord wrap his arms around you ,and keep you Strong!!!

  27. John & family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My heart is breaking for you all! Hold on to each other tight during this difficult time and please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.