1934 ~ 2013
Salt Lake City, UT-Gary Frank Wilkinson died Friday, September 27, 2013 of complications related to diabetes. He was born to Franklin and Adella Wilkinson on June 6, 1934, the youngest of four brothers. Gary played basketball for East High School and graduated with the class of 1952. He was an award winning agent for State Farm Insurance most of his adult life.
Gary is survived by his children Anne (Evan) Boberg, Lesli Wilkinson, Lisa Maynes, Kristine Kokol, Steven (Quisha) Wilkinson, Melinda Wilkinson, Gary K. (Jessica) Wilkinson and Alicia (Justin) Rider. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren, three great grandchildren, his brother Maurice Wilkinson and many nieces and nephews. Gary was preceded in death by his brothers, Cal and Tom Wilkinson, and his wife Patricia Garff Wilkinson.
As per Gary's wishes no formal funeral services will be held. His two youngest children, Gary K. and Alicia, will be holding a graveside memorial on Friday October 11th, at noon at Memorial Estates 3115 E. Bengal Blvd Salt Lake City, UT 84121. Friends and family are welcome to come and pay their respects at the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Utah Humane Society.