Bruce Edward Wilkins 75 of Edinburg passed away January 17, 2012.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2012, 3:00 pm at Wakeman’s Grove Church of the Brethren by Pastor Keith Simmons and Rev. Howard Lutz. Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Wilkins was born September 19, 1936 at Hamburg, Virginia. He was the son of the late Ephriam and Pauline Painter Wilkins. Bruce was in the water treatment business for over 30 years. He was a member of Wakemans Grove Church of the Brethren, the Massanutten Antique Tractor Club, and Ben’s 9 O’clock Coffee Gang.
His favorite thing to do was go to Canaan Valley, West Virginia to relax in the mountains. It was “Almost Heaven” to him. He also loved riding his great grandchildren on tractors.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Moreland, Evelyn Moomaw; three brothers, Melvin, Earl, and Chesley Wilkins.
Bruce is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jean Wilkins; a daughter, Tracy Stokes; two grandchildren, Brandon Wilkins and wife, Michelle, James Polk and wife, Vanessa; three great grandchildren, Lanndon and Haylee Wilkins and Abigail Polk; three brothers, Lawrence Wilkins and wife, Elaine, Charles Wilkins, Jr. and wife, Carolyn, and Galen Wilkins.
The family will receive friends at Waksman’s Grove Church of the Brethren from 1:30 pm until time of the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Wakeman’s Grove Church of the Brethren or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be sent to www.dellingerfuneralhome.com