Donald L. Skains
4/15/1930 - 9/25/2018
Donald Skains passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 28, 2018 at Greater Waco Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Antioch Cemetery, Mt. Calm, Texas. Visitation will be Thursday, September 27, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Bellmead Funeral Home. Donald was born to Roger and Violet Broomfield Skains on April 15, 1930 in Billington, Texas. He served as a U.S. Marine from September 1950-1953 and served honorable in the Korean War for 13 months. Donald owned and operated Donís Electrical Service for over 40 years. He was a member of Greater Waco Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for over 50 years. He was an avid outdoorsman with a love for hunting and fishing. Donald is preceded in death by his son, Roger Skain , and daughter, Kerry Skains Fest. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Sallie Skains; sons, Timothy Skains, Nolan Skains and wife Mindy; daughters, Belynda Mize and husband, Darrel, and Theda Skains. Grandchildren, Nicholas, Nathan, Shannon, Lance, Hayden, Timothy Jr., Logan, Braeden, Kacey, Nicole, Shane, and Miranda along with nurmeruos great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.