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Guy "Joe" Joseph Wilkins
Evansville, Indiana
Guy "Joe" Joseph Wilkins, 88, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014, at his home. He was born April 23, 1925, in Petersburg, IN, to the late Guy L. and Marguerite (Thompson) Wilkins.
He was a 1943 graduate of Petersburg High School and a 1949 graduate of Purdue University, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He retired from Bristol Myers Squibb in 1988 as Director of Nutritional Production. He was a former member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Industrial Engineers, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He enjoyed golfing and fishing.
Joe is survived by his wife of 67 years, Julia (Corn) Wilkins; daughters, Ande K. Wilkins of Denver, CO and Julia K. (Jeffrey) Snyder of Anchorage, AK; son, Kenneth L. Wilkins of Evansville; granddaughter, Rachel Wilkins of Evansville; grandsons, Zephyr Wilkins of Denver, CO and Joseph Wilkins of Indianapolis; and sister, Frances Coates of Bumpus Mills, TN.
Services will be 10:00 AM Monday, January 6, 2014, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Rev. Ray Abbott, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Friends may visit Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00 PM at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to United General Baptist Church. Condolences may be made online at

Published in Courier Press on Jan. 4, 2014
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