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November 11, 1948 - February 27, 2019
Skip was born on November 11, 1948 in Normandy, Missouri to Renolder Ericson Sr. and Della Mae Miller. Skip graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from Southeast Missouri State University. He went on to earn a Master of Divinity from the Graduate Seminary of Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma.
Skip served as a senior minister in churches in Cameron, Missouri; Miami, Florida; Indianapolis, Indiana; Roanoke, Virginia; and Jacksonville, Texas.
Skip retired from ministry in 2014, but remained active. In his retirement, he mentored students at Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University, and taught seminar classes at the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas, where he was a member.
Skip was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Kay Luce Ericson, who passed away in 2005. He is survived by his son, Scott Ericson; daughter, Paige Ericson-Graber; and son-in-law, Jon Graber.
Family, friends, and others whose lives were touched by Skip are invited to attend his memorial service at the Interfaith Peace Chapel at the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the "RG Ericson Fund for Justice Initiatives and Faculty Development" at the Brite Divinity School.
in memory of Skip
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Hilliard Funeral Home
Saturday March 16, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cathedral of Hope
5910 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX, USA
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And met again at the 50th reunion.
We will meet again in heaven.
Over 50 years ago we were lunch mates at Lutheran High School North in St. Louis, MO.
Once we reconnected...for over ten years we'd email each other almost daily from the mundane to the outrageous stuff going on in our lives...and in the world. I'll miss his wit and sarcasm and his wisdom....and that booming voice he used so well in the radio business and from the pulpit. I'll miss you big guy...well, smaller...he was proud of the 100 lbs. that he lost.
If you’ve ever read his Facebook posts...Have a cookie on Skip, of course...chocolate chip.