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John Wilkins

John Percy Wilkins Jr.

Saturday, April 12th, 1952 - Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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Obituary

John Percy Wilkins Jr., 69 of Conway, South Carolina passed away, Thursday April 15, 2021 in Cleveland, Ohio. John was born on April 12, 1952 in Oak Hill, West Virginia to the late John Percy Wilkins Sr. and Janie Honea Wilkins.

John was an entrepreneur and salesman. He started his own car business in West Virginia and later moved to South Carolina where he owned a boat dealerships and marinas. Later in life he was a real estate broker.
John served as a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary in Georgetown, South Carolina. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Conway, South Carolina. In his spare time, John loved to cook BBQ, which was always delicious. He was a certified BBQ judge with the South Carolina BBQ Association. John enjoyed all things water from scuba diving, fishing, boating, to the beach. John also was a captain of the Oak Hill Volunteer Fire Department.

In addition to his parents John is preceded in death by his brother Robert Wilkins.

Those left to cherish his memories include: his brother Richard Wilkins; sister Patrica Nester; his partner Mary Reeves; two daughters Ashley Wilkins Szyszkowski of Myrtle Beach, SC and Lauren Wilkins Wood of Conway, SC; four grandchildren, Sarah Wilkins, Caroline Szyszkowski, Katherine Szyszkowski, and Riley Wood.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at High Lawn Funeral Chapel with Lewis Sanson of Oak Hill officiating. Entombment will follow in the High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum. Friends may call on the family from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at the funeral home.

At the family’s request in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at www.lls.org.

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Chapel Inc.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 24th, 2021 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, April 24th, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1435 East Main Street
    OAK HILL, WV 25901
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  • Service

    Saturday, April 24th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, April 24th, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1435 East Main Street
    OAK HILL, WV 25901
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  • Interment

    Location
    High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum
    Address
    1435 East Main Street
    OAK HILL, WV 25901
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Mary Reeves

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I miss you so much, will love you forever Sweetie, Mary
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Lauren Wood

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💙 So proud to be your daughter 💛
 

Paul-Nora Sanders Posted at 11:27am

He was so proud to be your daddy.
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