Kingsport – Dale Coy Skeens, 66 of Kingsport, went to his eternal home on Wednesday afternoon, July 31, 2019 at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born in Winchester, IN on April 2, 1953 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Dale worked as a mechanic for years in Muncie, IN but had lived in Kingsport for the past several years.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ekron Skeens; his wife, Cassandra “Kat” Skeens; his brother, Bruce Skeens; son, Jimmy Skeens; daughter, Dala Skeens.
Dale is survived by his mother, Helen Louise Bullock; brother, Robert Bullock and wife Doreen; sisters, Vickie Toney and husband Ray and Zella Alley; sons, David Skeens and Jonathan Blessing; nieces, Brandy Mallory and Misty Skeens; nephews, Mathew Gard, Marty Gard and A. J. Bullock; several great-nieces and great-nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Tiptons Chapel Church Cemetery in Manville, VA with David Morgan officiating. Music will be provided by The Tipton Family. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m.