Charles E. Wilkinson, age 87 , of Paducah, KY passed away at 9:20 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 at Baptist Health Paducah. Charles was a member of Lone Oak United Methodist Church. He was a 21 year retiree from the United States Air Force and retired from USEC Plant in West Paducah. He was an avid University of Kentucky basketball fan and loved the Big Blue. Charles was sports minded and loved watching his grandson play basketball.
Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Hart and Ryan Massey of Paducah, KY, Jackie Jacobsen and husband, Jake of San Marcos, TX; four grandchildren, Sydney Cooper and husband, Justin, Samantha Cain, Seth Hart and wife, Elyse and Abby Hart and fiance’, Dan Otterson; four great-grandchildren, Jude Cain, Leo Cain, Imogen Cooper and Duke Otterson.
Preceding in death was his wife, Georgia Wilkinson; parents, George Wilkinson & Stella Radcliff Wilkinson; one brother, Bill Wilkinson.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Mike Morris officiating. Burial with military honors will be held at Maplelawn Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Expression of sympathy may be made to: Juvenile Diabetes Research, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10004 or to COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Miami, FL 33134.