Billy Frank “Bill” Wilkinson

Billy Frank “Bill” Wilkinson, 76, died unexpectedly while delivering cattle on Thursday, April 25th, 2019, in Santana, Kansas. He was born on November 13th, 1942 to Cornelia Mae (Wells) and George William Wilkinson in Graham, Texas. He married Gwendolyn Faye (Owens) on June 19th, 1966, in Newcastle, Texas.

Bill enjoyed farming and driving semitrucks with his wife, Gwen. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newcastle, Texas.

He is survived by his wife Gwen of the home; a son Bill Bradley Wilkinson and wife Deborah of Newcastle, TX, a daughter Rebecca Gail Kerr and husband Ryan of San Antonio, TX; grandchildren, Ryder Kerr and Rory Kerr of San Antonio, TX, Jimmy Smith and wife Lindsey of Olney, TX; a great grandchild, Ethan Don Smith; and a sister, Connie Wood of Newcastle, TX.

Bill was a strong supporter of education and the students of Newcastle ISD. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in memory of Bill Wilkinson to the Brandon Bailey Memorial Scholarship Fund or the Sue Story Memorial Scholarship Fund. Donations can be mailed to Newcastle ISD, P.O. Box 129, Newcastle, TX 76372.

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Newcastle, TX. Cremation was entrusted to Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory of Sublette, Kansas. Condolences may be left online at WeekFamilyFuneralHome.com

Service Details: First Baptist Church 501 Graham St.Newcastle, Tx, 76372 June 23rd,2019 2:00 p.m.

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