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William Wilkinson Obituary

PEORIA - William C. Wilkinson, 72, of Peoria passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at Heartland of Peoria.

He was born May 25, 1938, in Danville, a son of John D. and Louise Dobbins Wilkinson. He married Alice Carver in August 1968 in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Erin (Jason) Lewis of Peoria; five grandchildren, Rob, Ted, Sam, Cate and Will; one sister, Susann Wilkinson of Summerville, Mass.; and one brother, Jack Wilkinson of Danville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one granddaughter, Emma.

Mr. Wilkinson was employed by Peoria School District 150 as a work coordinator for students with special needs, retiring in 2001.

He was a member of the Peoria Chess Federation, a former master bridge player, an avid model railroader, a photographer, and a Civil War buff.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the chapel. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.

View William's life story at www.Davison-Fulton.com.

Memorials may be made to the .

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Feb. 23, 2011
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