2013-08-17 / Obituaries

Russell D. Wilkes

Russell D. Wilkes, 89, of Baltimore, died August 11, 2013, at the Pickering House.

Russell served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a member of the Kirkersville Apostolic Church and retired from Carr Manufacturing in Columbus. He we will be remembered as a loving and caring husband.

Russell is survived by his son, Richard T. (Gail) Wilkes of Mountlake Terrace, Washington; sister-in-law, Sandy (Tom) Carpenter of Leesburg, Ohio; brothers in-law, Bud (Esther) Mason of Pleasantville and Calvin (Gladys) Wright of Lancaster; and many nieces and nephews.

Russell was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; parents, Roy and Eva Wilkes; and siblings, Donald Wilkes, Betty Wright, and Louis Wilkes.

Funeral service for Russell will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013, at the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore with Pastor David Darst officiating. Burial will follow in Union Evangelical Cemetery, Baltimore with military burial honors provided by the Baltimore Veterans Burial Detail. Family and friends may visit one hour prior to the service.

Online condolences can be made at: www.funeralhome.com

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