Donald Lee Skinner, Sr., 56, of Durant passed away Sunday, December 18, 2011, at UMMC in Jackson. He was born in Simpson County on March 19, 1955, a son of the late Lea Mae (Smith) and Barney Skinner. He is survived by: his wife, Betty (Howell) Skinner; two sons, Donald Skinner, Jr. and Chase Dakota Skinner; a daughter, Christy (Roger) McCrory; and three grandchildren. Donald is also survived by four brothers, Pete Skinner, Roger Skinner, Bob Skinner, and Jim Skinner; two sisters, Bonnie Hemby and Jean Skinner. Graveside services will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Mendenhall at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, with Rev. Marcus Burnham officiating.