2013-11-30 / Obituaries

Jerry E. Wilkins

Jerry E. Wilkins, 64, of Thornville, died November 22, 2013, at Hospice of Central Ohio.

Jerry was born June 24, 1949, in Glassrock, the son of the late Clarence F. and Estella (Eileen Smith) Wilkins.

He worked until his passing at Diamond Innovations, Inc. in Worthington. He was a proud Vietnam era veteran of the United States Army, and had worked at Owens Corning Fiberglas and GE Superabrasives. Jerry was a member and deacon of the Maranatha Bible Church in Glenford.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Penny (Bihn) Wilkins; two sons, Chad Wilkins and his friend Tammy Daley, and Bret (Kelley) Wilkins, both of Glenford; a daughter, Keri (Jason) Steinert of Heath; grandchildren, Macrae and Briar Wilkins and Dakota and Isaiah Steinert; two sisters, Joyce (Roger) Danison and Sue (Paul) Robison; a brother, Richard (Connie) Wilkins; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call one hour prior to the 11 a.m. service on Wednesday, November 27, 2013, at Maranatha Bible Church, 5376 St. Rt. 204, Glenford, Ohio, with Pastor Cary Grant officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Glenford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd. SE, Newark, Ohio 43055, or to Maranatha Bible Church, P.O. Box 42, Glenford, Ohio 43739 www.bopethomasfuneralhome.com

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