Thursday, May 8, 2014

Obituary for parishioner, Charles Wilkins

Charles Raymond Wilkins, 78, of Mt. Washington, passed away May 5, 2014 surrounded by his family. 

He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus St. Joseph Council 12354, Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Msgr. Newman Council and St. Denis Men's Club. Charlie was a retired employee of Brown and Williamson and a veteran of the U.S. Army. 

He is survived by his loving wife, Jessica "Jaye" Leet Wilkins whom he would have been married to 53 years on May 6; children, Rhonda Turner (Mike), Anthony "Tony" Wilkins, Sr. (Patrice), Laura Berry (Tony) and Tim Wilkins (Donna); sister, Dorothy "Dottie" Snipp; grandchildren, Anthony "Tony" Jr., Matthew, Dan, Cheyenne, Quinton, Madison, Jazmin, Garrett and McKenzie; great grandson, Raylan. 

His funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with burial in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday 4-8 p.m. and Thursday 12-8 p.m. at Schmid Funeral Home in Mt. Washington. 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus or the Parkinson's Foundation. Online condolences may be made at