Remembering Ed “Skip” Stinson

Ed “Skip” Stinson

Funeral services for Ed W. “Skip” Stinson, III, 65, of Ruston, LA will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, February 16, 2023 at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston. Brother John Nugent and Dr. Reggie Bridges will officiate. Interment will follow at Mulhearn Memorial Park under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home Ruston.

Skip died February 13, 2023. He is the husband of Denise Hutson Stinson. Father of Paige Stinson Smith and her husband Jason, Olivia Stinson Garner and her husband Zach, and Mattie Louise Stinson. Grandfather to three grandchildren, Dawson Scott Irving Sills, Parkes Elizabeth Smith, and Hutson Claire Smith.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Martha Stinson. He is survived by his brother, Paul Spencer Stinson and his wife, Karen of Monroe and his sister, Andrea Elizabeth Stinson of Ruston. Skip was a member of Temple Baptist Church of Ruston. He also attended the Sunday night bible study at First Baptist Church of Bernice. Skip attended Louisiana Tech University and was a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University. He worked as a geologist in the Monroe Gas Field since 1977.

Pallbearers will be David Farrar, Mike Colvin, Edmund O’Quin, Don Thames, Doug Davison, Scotty Newsom, Keith Bowen, Tim Thrailkill. Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Bernice, Children’s Legacy Campaign, 502 Cherry Street Bernice, LA 71222 or The American Heart Association.

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