John Faulkner Wilkinson Jr.

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E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home
4100 Sixteenth Street North
St. Petersburg, FL

WILKINSON, John Faulkner, Jr., 64, of St. Petersburg, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Evanston, IL and came here in 1953 from Radnor Township, PA. He was a 1965 graduate of St. Petersburg High School, 1969 graduate of Florida State University, and a 1973 graduate of Pace University in New York City with a MBA Degree. Prior to his present position as President of his own Accounting firm, he was a partner with Dwight Darby & Co. in Tampa for over 20 years. He was an adjunct professor at USF, University Of Tampa, and Eckerd College. He established a scholarship at Florida State University for Master's Level Accounting students and was a member of the FICPA Board Of Governors and Past President of West Coast Chapter. He was an Alumnus of the American Boychoir in Princeton, NJ. He served in the Army National Guard. He is survived by his son, John F. Wilkinson, III of Nashville, TN; his daughter, Rebecca Wilkinson-Shields of Tarpon Springs; a sister, Mary Susan Wilkinson of Homosassa; 2 grandchildren, Talan and Kennedy; and his former wife of 21 years, Jill Wilkinson. Online memorial and guest book at E. Dale Gunter Funeral Home St. Petersburg 727-528-2880

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Feb. 24, 2012
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