John Wilkes, Jr.
December 21, 1930 - August 6, 2012
John Hammet Wilkes, Jr., 81, of Linden, VA, died on Monday, August 6, 2012 at Warren Memorial Hospital.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Maddox Funeral Home (map/directions) conducted by Bishop Danny VanDoren. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery (map/directions).
Mr. Wilkes was born December 21, 1930 in Roanoke, VA, son of the late John H. Wilkes, Sr. and Verna Howell Wilkes. He retired as a tractor trailer escort and flag man.
Surviving are his wife Daisy Walker Wilkes of Linden; two children Glenn Wilkes of Middletown and Joyce Sargent of Front Royal; six step-children Charmaine, Rickey, Joni Ames, Jodie, Terry and Jerry; one sister Iris Hines of Luray; three grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and his faithful dog “Heidi”. He was preceded in death by two daughters Sandra Baldwin and Denise Wilkes,
Pallbearers will be Rickey Walker, Jerry Walker, Charles Pelter, Jesse Lake, Chris McGowan, and James Bailey.
Visitation - Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal - 10:00 a.m.
Funeral Service - Maddox Funeral Home - 11:00 a.m.
Burial - Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal
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