Fort Worth’s Oldest and First Funeral Home - Since 1879

Preston Cory Skinner

ARLINGTON-Preston Cory Skinner passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at the age of 43.
Celebration of life: 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Ozona Grill & Bar.
Memorial service: 4 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Crossroads Christian Church.
Preston was born in Arlington, Texas on August 3, 1975 to Gary and Carol Skinner. He went to Red Oak High School and Duncanville High School and also Stephen F. Austin State University. Preston grew up playing baseball and living life to the fullest with his Duncanville boys. He loved Mama’s Pizza, eating too many tacos and trying to find the hottest hot sauce he could find. More than anything else, Preston loved his kiddos, Peyton and Presley.
Preston is preceded in death by his father, Gary Skinner; grandparents, Rowena and Ralph Skinner and John C. and Marie Crozier.
Survivors: Son, Peyton Skinner; daughter, Presley Skinner; ex-wife and the mother of his children, Laurie Gallaway Skinner; mother, Carol LaMotte; sister, Kasey Collins and husband, Darren; nieces and nephews, Andrew, Katie, Addiley and Haley; aunt, Margaret Faughtenberry and husband, Jerry; and best friend, Chuck Greeson.

Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home
425 S. Henderson St.
(817) 335-4557

Condolence Messages

  1. Carry on Preston, in the Kingdom of God. You are free. We love you, and we will miss you.

  2. Ronnie & Linda Hoggatt

    So sorry for your loss. Preston was a great friend to our son Al. They played baseball together for many years and loved every minute of it. Preston would stay over at our house so he and Al could get into all kinds of mischief. Our prayers go out to his precious children and family.

  3. Got the privilege of coaching him loved that attitude an big smile was s great young man
    So sorry —have many fond memories of him .

  4. Carol and loving family, I am sorry for the loss of you son, Preston. In each picture you lovingly shared on Facebook Preston is smiling and what a beautiful smile! Though I am not able to be there just to sit with you, offer comfort or hug you, know that you can call anytime you want to talk. God Bless you my dear friend, I love you ❤️

  5. Carol, I am so sorry for you and your family’s loss. May you find comfort and peace in God. Praying for the family

Leave Your Condolence


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.