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Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home

1490 B Street, Merced, CA

OBITUARY

Lawrence Issac Wilkins Jr.

March 26, 1939September 9, 2020
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Lawrence Issac Wilkins Jr., age 81, of Manteca, California passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Lawrence was born March 26, 1939 in Merced, California to Goldie Byrd and Lawrence Wilkins.

Lawrence was raised in Merced, Ca. where he attended school, started his family and enlisted in the Army National Guard during the Vietnam War. He moved to San Jose, Ca. in 1967 to begin a 27-year career in manufacturing and electronics at IBM. Lawrence was an avid golfer, loved to cruise, and was a huge sports fan, especially if he was cheering for his children and grandchildren. He loved the Lord and faithfully attended Southbay Community Church in Fremont, Ca. Lawrence retired in Manteca, California.

Lawrence is survived by his partner Sandra Willis - Manteca, Ca. and daughters Elana Price (Alan) - Lathrop, Ca; Stefani Dawkins (Marc); and Donna Rucker (Keith) - Lathrop, Ca. Grandchildren - Devon Mynhier - Lathrop, Ca; Deona Mynhier - Lathrop, Ca; Rachel Price - Lathrop, Ca; and Simone Dawkins.

Lawrence was preceded in death by father Lawrence Wilkins, mother Goldie Byrd-Wilkins, and brother Therman Wilkins.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.stratfordevansfunerals.com for the Wilkins family.

  • FAMILY

  • Donna Rucker, Daughter
  • Stefani Dawkins, Daughter
  • Elana Price, Daughter
  • Lawrence Wilkins, Father (deceased)
  • Goldie Byrd, Mother (deceased)

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Services

22 September

Visitation

9:00 am - 12:40 pm

Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home


Merced, California

22 September

Graveside Service

1:00 pm

Merced District Cemetery


Merced, California

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