Sgt. James Jasper Wilkinson

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Service Information
Effingham Chapel - Rincon
2460 Highway 21 South
Rincon, GA
31326
(912)-754-6421
Visitation
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Effingham Chapel - Rincon
2460 Highway 21 South
Rincon, GA 31326
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Lying in State
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
10:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Rincon
Funeral service
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Rincon
Obituary

SPRINGFIELD - Sgt. James Jasper Wilkinson, 58, passed away May 24, 2019, at Memorial Health.
The Florida native served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard. e was employed with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, enjoyed beekeeping, blacksmithing, was an avid reader and loved animals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ruth Kinard Wilkinson.

Survivors include his wife, Sonya Wilkinson; children, Brandon (Allison) Godfrey, Tyler Godfrey, Kyle Wilkinson, and Brianna Wilkinson; grandchildren, Colten Godfrey, Noah Godfrey, Logan Edenfield, and Carleigh Godfrey; siblings, Charlene Spence, Sandi Wilkinson, Pam Wilkinson, Chuck Wilkinson, and Barbara Duggan; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. May 29 at First Baptist Church of Rincon. Wilkinson will lie in state from 10 a.m.
The interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be given to the Two Hundred Club, www.twohundredclub.org 200 E. St. Julian St., Ste. 600, Savannah, Ga. 31401.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home, Effingham Chapel. 754-6421
Published in Effingham Herald from May 29 to June 5, 2019
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