Robert L. Wilkinson, age 93, of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born in Dunbar, WV on September 4, 1928, to the late Kenneth and Fern Wilkinson.
Bob married Lucille (King) Wilkinson on April 8, 1955 and they shared 55 years of marriage together before her passing on February 21, 2010.
He proudly served his country in the US Army during the Korean War, and retired from Chrysler Corp. after many years of service. Bob was a member of the Elwood Country Club, where he was an avid golfer. He was also a member of the Elwood VFW and Elwood Elks Lodge.
Bob is survived by twin sons, Barry & Terry Wilkinson of Elwood; special niece, Marla Peters of Tipton; and his special furry friends, Buffy & Jack.
Along with his parents and wife, Bob was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Sizelove.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022, from 10:00 am - 11:00 am, at Dunnichay Funeral Home Elwood Chapel. A funeral service celebrating Bob's life will begin at 11:00 am with Rev. Ronald Brake officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood Cemetery with military honors conducted by the US Army and the Elwood VFW Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Heart of Hoosierland Humane Society.
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