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Carl Vincent Wilkes, Jr

Male 1925 - 2011  (86 years)


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  • Name Carl Vincent Wilkes 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 5 Jan 1925  Wedgefield, Sumter, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Oct 2011  Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Carl Vincent Wilkes, age 86, died Thursday, October 6, 2011 at the McLeod Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 on Sunday, October 9 in Lamar United Methodist Church with burial following in Lamar Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home, Lamar Chapel.

      Born January 5, 1925 in Wedgefield, SC, he was a son of the late Carl V. and Agnes Wheeler Wilkes, Sr. Carl served his country in the United States Air Force and then attended Clemson University. He then worked as an installer for Western Electric for 32 years. Mr. Wilkes was a member of Lamar United Methodist Church and will be remembered as a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid Clemson fan.

      Surviving are his wife, Callie Rogers Wilkes, a son, Victor G. Wilkes of Edgefield, a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Wilkes of Lamar, grandchildren: David (Jennifer) Cribb, Shawn (Ashlee) Wilkes, Gene (Kellie) Wilkes, James Wilkes and Crystal (Chance) Chapman; great-grandchildren: Megan, David, Emy, Michael, Marleigh, Bella and Abbie.

      He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Wilkes and sisters, Mary W. Moore and Dorcas W. Batten.

      The family will receive friends from 6-8 Saturday evening at Belk Funeral Home, LAMAR.

      Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice House, Po Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502-0551 or Lamar UMC, PO Box 555, Lamar, SC 29069.

      Published in Morning News on October 8, 2011
    Buried 9 Oct 2011  Lamar Cemetery, Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I30529  tng Genealogy

    Father Carl Vincent Wilkes,   b. 13 Feb 1895, Darlington, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1968, Timmonsville, Florence, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Living 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F10534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
    +1. Michael Vincent Wilkes,   b. 26 Jun 1958, Florence, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 2000, Florence, Florence, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
    Family ID F10535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Headstones
    Carl Vincent Wilkes Jr gravestone
    Carl Vincent Wilkes Jr gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S122] FindaGrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/77838380
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77838380.

    2. [S142] Gravestone.
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