Robert E. Wilkinson, 94, of Westport passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of the late Theresa (Lemelin) Wilkinson, who passed away on January 19, they were married for 72 years.
Born in Fall River, son of the late Robert and Nellie (Bateson) Wilkinson, he had lived in Westport since 1966. Prior to retirement, he worked for the Brubaker Division of United Merchants. Mr. Wilkinson was a member of the Westport Seniors at Our Lady of Grace. He enjoyed bowling and playing golf but most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren,
Survivors include 2 sons: Paul R. Wilkinson and his wife Judy of Tiverton and James R. Wilkinson and his wife Karen of Dighton; 4 grandchildren: Ashley, Alexander, Andrew and Matthew; 5 great grandchildren: Karli Jo, Maegan, Benjamin, Hanna and Shay; and several nieces and nephews.
He was brother of the late Lillian Gaskill, Arthur Wilkinson and Charles Wilkinson.
Funeral service to which relatives and friends are invited will be Monday, January 24, 2022 at the Potter Funeral Home at 10:30 A.M.
Visitation will be from 9 - 10:30 A.M. prior to the service.
Interment will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.