Robert “Bob or Bobby” Milton Wilkins, Sr. age 74 of Rocky Mount passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
He was born November 8, 1944 in Savannah, GA, a son of the late John Wilkins I and Dean Wilkins and was also preceded in death by his sister Barbara Wilkins Alkire; brother John Wilkins II; and brother-in-law Billy Hydrick.
Bob spent most of his childhood on Sullivan’s Island, SC. He proudly served in the US Air Force and attended Clemson University. He was a retired systems engineer and spent most of his working life in the Raleigh, NC area. He enjoyed sailing, traveling, and attending concerts & sporting events with friends & family. Bob loved his family and friends and never met a stranger.
He is survived by his sister Cindy Wilkins Hydrick of Mt. Pleasant, SC; brother Marion Wilkins (Rosalyn) of Sullivan’s Island, SC, brother-in-law Jay Alkire of Brunswick, GA; sister-in-law Bonnie Wilkins of Virginia Beach; VA; son Robert Wilkins Jr. of Raleigh, NC; daughters Kerri Wilkins McGinty (John) of Savannah, GA, Lauren Wilkins Beauchamp (Randy) of Union Hall, VA, Sara Wilkins Tyree (Rob) of Apex, NC; grandchildren Caroline & Hunter Beauchamp, and many loving nieces & nephews.
There will be no visitation.
A celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Sullivan's Island Fish Fry Shack, 1424 Hennessy Street Sullivans Island, SC 29482
The family thanks everyone for their thoughts and prayers during this time.
The family is being assisted by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory, 62 VA Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. www.connerbowman.com