Skinner, James P, 96, of Holiday, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2015. James was born on November 26, 1918 in Billings, Montana. His parents were James and Della Skinner. James proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. He later went on to make a living as a contractor for a painting company. He moved to Florida in 1965 coming from Monmouth, Illinois. He enjoyed woodworking, boating, suba diving, and traveling in his spare time. James is predeceased by his loving wife, Miriam Skinner; son, Lee Skinner; and daughter, Debbie Gardner. He is survived by his sons, Terry (Trudy) Skinner, Neil (Judy) Skinner, Timothy (Virginia) Skinner, Michael (Dee) Skinner, Robin (Nancy) Skinner, and David (Dawn) Cashman; daughters, Amber (Donald) Haselwood and Rebecca (Albert) Hurley; 21 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren, and 18 great-great-grandchildren. A visitation is to be held at the Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 10 am; a funeral service is to follow at 11 am. James will be peacefully laid to rest with his wife in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.