SUFFOLK, VA - William "Big Ed" Wilkins, 82, resident of Suffolk, Va. suddenly passed away on June 22, 2013. Ed enjoyed life to the fullest with his family close by. He was a member of the Hampton Elks Lodge #366 and the Peninsula Winnies Club. Ed is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Mary Wilkins, his daughters Rosa Orrell, husband Donald, Darlene Waters, and husband Johnny, his grandchildren, Donald Orrell, II and wife Danielle, Jeremy Orrell, Nicole Waters, and John Michael Waters, his great-grandchildren, Makayla and Leah Orrell, his sisters Ethelene Genes, Betty Davis and husband Larry, his brother Johnny Wilkins and wife Rachel. Arrangements are scheduled for Wednesday, June 26 at the Peninsula Funeral Home in Newport News Va. A 6:00 PM visitation will be followed by a 7:00 PM memorial service.
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11144 Warwick Boulevard Newport News, VA 23601
Published in Daily Press on June 25, 2013