Lawrence “Skip” C. Kearnes, III

April 10, 1971 - December 16, 2017

Lawrence “Skip” Calvin Kearnes, III, 46, a resident of Cape Coral, FL and Locust Grove, VA passed away in the early hours on Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Tampa, FL. He was born April 10, 1971 in Alexandria, VA.

Skip was of the Catholic Faith. He graduated from Cape Coral High School in 1989 and was a long-time career and volunteer firefighter both at home and abroad. Skip loved to be out in the water on his boat with his family and friends; and loved boats so much that he started his own business hauling them across the country.

He is survived by his loving Fianc√©, Katrina Fonock of Cape Coral, FL; his mother, Pamela Kearnes of Cape Coral, FL; four children, Lawrence “Casey” Calvin Kearnes, IV and his girlfriend Devan Kelley of Locust Grove, VA, Brooke Kearnes of Lorton, VA, Kathryn Kearnes of Stafford, VA and Zachary Kearnes of Stafford, VA; one sister, Lori Kearnes of Cape Coral, FL; one niece, Melinda Kearnes of Cape Coral, FL; as well as one uncle, Jay Harrington of Wilmington, NC and two aunts, Patricia Griese and Laura Kearnes of Saville, VA.

Skip was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Calvin Kearnes, Jr; his brother, Robert Kearnes; as well as his uncle, Kevin Kearnes.

A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Grace Church, 13 SE 21st Place, Cape Coral, FL with Pastor Joe Wingard officiating.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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