HJ25: Celebrating the life of Roy L. Skeen.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 25
Celebrating the life of Roy L. Skeen.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, January 15, 2016
Agreed to by the Senate, January 21, 2016

 

WHEREAS, Roy L. Skeen, a proud veteran and a valued member of the Bristol community, died on October 26, 2015; and

WHEREAS, a native of Washington County, Roy Skeen honorably served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps and the Tennessee National Guard; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen served the community as an employee of Sprint Telephone Company; he retired in 1998 after 40 years of hard work and dedication; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen helped honor the service and sacrifices of his fellow veterans as a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1994 in Abingdon; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a faithful member of Belle Meadows Baptist Church; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Louvennia; children, Michael, Mark, Lori, Robert, and Allan, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Roy L. Skeen, a respected veteran and an active member of the Bristol community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Roy L. Skeen as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 25

Offered January 13, 2016
Prefiled December 7, 2015
Celebrating the life of Roy L. Skeen.
Patron-- O'Quinn

WHEREAS, Roy L. Skeen, a proud veteran and a valued member of the Bristol community, died on October 26, 2015; and

WHEREAS, a native of Washington County, Roy Skeen honorably served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps and the Tennessee National Guard; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen served the community as an employee of Sprint Telephone Company; he retired in 1998 after 40 years of hard work and dedication; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen helped honor the service and sacrifices of his fellow veterans as a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1994 in Abingdon; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen enjoyed fellowship and worship with the community as a faithful member of Belle Meadows Baptist Church; and

WHEREAS, Roy Skeen will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his wife, Louvennia; children, Michael, Mark, Lori, Robert, and Allan, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Roy L. Skeen, a respected veteran and an active member of the Bristol community; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Roy L. Skeen as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.