June 9 1939 May 29 2020
Obituary Funeral services for Mr. Emmett James (Jim) Wilkinson, age 80, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, June 1, 2020 in Dublin Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Joel Dent officiating. Mr. Wilkinson was born June 9, 1939 in Meridian, Mississippi. Jim was a retired educator with the Toombs County School system, having taught for 31 years. He taught Social Studies in junior high – “enough said”. He was more knowledgeable about history than anyone around! He loved music of all genres and periods, from jazz to Celtic to 50’s rock. He was a long contributor to the ASPCA (American Society for Protection of Animals). He is preceded in death by his parents Emmett Joshua Wilkinson and Mary Lee Harrison Wilkinson, and daughter Virginia Allison “Jenny” Wilkinson Bryant. Mr. Wilkinson passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 in Serenity Place Hospice. Mr. Wilkinson is survived by his wife Joyce Price Wilkinson of Dublin, daughter Mary Katherine Wilkinson (Mike) Pitts of Caryville, FL, brother Kenneth Wilkinson of Niantic, CT, Pat Wilkinson of North Little Rock, Ark, sister Betty Wilkinson Keslick of New Orleans, LA, and 4 grandchildren Blaketon “Blake” Bethea, Christopher Roberts, Michael Bryant, and Caleb Bryant. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Monday, June 1, 2020 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Blake Bethea, Mike Pitts, Andy Clarke and Mike Gibbs. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Roberts, Pat Wilkinson, Kenneth Wilkinson, Billy Keslick, and Donald Clarke. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA Organization and/or Serenity Place Hospice. Flowers will be accepted from family and friends, as magnolia blossoms with red or blue accents were Jim’s favorite. Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory/Dublin Chapel has charge of funeral arrangements. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Emmett James “Jim” Wilkinson please visit our Tribute Store. Events Jun1 Visitation Monday, June 01, 2020 10:00AM – 12:00PM Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory 1320 North Jefferson Street Dublin, GA 31021 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Emmett ‘s Visitation. Guaranteed delivery before Emmett ‘s Visitation begins. Jun1 Graveside Monday, June 01, 2020 2:00PM Dublin Memorial Gardens 2986 US Highway 80 West Dublin, GA 31021 Get directions View MapTextEmail Order flowers for Emmett ‘s Graveside. Guaranteed delivery before Emmett ‘s Graveside begins. Final Resting Place Dublin Memorial Gardens 2986 US Highway 80 West Dublin, GA 31021 Get directions View MapTextEmail
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Emmett James Jim Wilkinson June 9 1939 May 29 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Dublin, state: Georgia