OBITUARY

William Howard Wilkins

October 21, 1922May 7, 2018
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William Howard Wilkins, age 95, of Monroe, passed away on May 7, 2018.

He was born in Yadkin County on October 21, 1922, son of the late Asa Edward and Susie Brendle Wilkins. Howard was a member of Oakland Baptist Church, volunteered at Health-Quest of Union County, and conducted a radio ministry-The Sunday School Lesson with Howard Wilkins-for over 37 years. He is survived by his sons, William ""Bill" Wilkins of The Woodlands, TX, Robert "Bob" Wilkins (Dian), Kannapolis, NC, David Howard Wilkins (Jeannette) of Cartersville, GA; his daughters, Judy Wilkins Evans of Roxboro, NC, and Patsy Wilkins Johnson of Harvest, AL; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; his sister, Hattie Comer (Junior) of Yadkinville, NC. In lieu of flowers the family asks you to donate to Tucker Hospice House, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081 or Health-Quest of Union County, Monroe NC 28112. The family will receive friends from 3:00pm until 4:00pm Thursday, May 10, 2018 at McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe. A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Wilkins will begin at 4:00pm in McEwen Funeral Home's Colonial Chapel. Interment will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to serve the family of Mr. Wilkins.

Music provided by Sydney and Kathy Coble and Dian Wilkins

  • DONATIONS

  • Tucker Hospice House
  • Health-Quest of Union County

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • Committal Service Thursday, May 10, 2018
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David Wilkins

May 9, 2018

Representing the Wilkins' family, we are so grateful for your messages of love, support, and condolences for our father, William Howard Wilkins. Our Dad is in heaven, out of pain, reunited with his wife Ruth of 63 years, and celebrating life eternal. We thank you so much for your support during this difficult time.
The Wilkins family

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