James Roy Wilkes

Monday, September 18, 2006

JAMES ROY WILKES, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Jan. 31, 1928, in Mayfield, Ky., a son of Gardner and Lavergne (Lowery) Wilkes. He died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006, at home with family.

Jim was a graduate of the Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, Mo., and was retired from Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical as a ceramics engineer. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean conflict.

On Jan. 20, 1951, he was united in marriage with Doris Marie (Dalrymple) Wilkes. He is survived by three children, Jeffrey Wilkes of Apple Valley, Minn., Jennifer Wilkes and Jill Hazen both of North Canton, Ohio.

Memorial funeral services were held Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at the Holiday Island Community Church with Pastor Fran Dale officiating. Interment was in the Holiday Island Community Church Memorial Garden. Memorial donations may be made to St. John s Hospice, 214 Carter, Berryville, AR 72616. Arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.