Removing it won't hurt anything. But I'd retain it for resale. If it were me, I'd keep "soft" items in it. Dish towels, Solo cups, extra sponges, etc. If you do remove it, just fill the holes with Elmers Wood filler then use a furniture touch-up pen to match the stain as close as possible.
2013 Jayco Eagle 328 RLTS
2013 Ford F350 6.7L 4x4 CCLB W/Air Lift air bags
2002 Coleman Bayside Elite (traded)
Me, Momma and Charles (RIP buddy)
And introducing Sofie!! ;)