John B. Wilkin
great-grandfather, and friend passed away on
Friday, April 6, 2007. John was born in Colquitt,
Georgia, a hometown which he loved and visited
as often as possible. John’s friendly, supportive
and loving manner will be missed by family and
friends. John graduated in 1940 from Miller
County High School. John served his country in
World War II and received many commendations
for his service. John worked for many years as a
Store manager for W.T. Grants. In recent years,
He worked for the Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home.
John and Mary were married in Colquitt, Georgia
on June 25, 1948. John and Mary were predeceased
by sons, John B. Wilkin, Jr. and Charles M. Wilkin.
They are survived by their daughters Marsha Greinke
(Don) and Pamela Coleman; grandchildren Michelle
Walker (Chad), Zack Greinke, Luke Greinke,
Stephanie Coleman and Katherine Coleman. Great
grandchildren Payton Walker and Avery Walker.
A Memorial service is scheduled for Thursday,
April 12, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. at Reeves Memorial
Methodist Church, 1100 North Fern Creek,
Orlando, Fl. 32803 (407) 896-2734
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to
The Reeves Memorial Methodist Church.
ARRANGEMENTS BY: BALDWIN-FAIRCHILD
FUNERAL HOME, LAKE IVANHOE CHAPEL,
301 NE Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, FL. 32804
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