On September 13, 2021, John Kevin Wilkinson gained his wings into Heaven. John was born April 13, 1958 in Tampa, Florida and was the son of William and Thelma Wilkinson.

John retired from Allegheny in Pennsylvania. He loved cracking jokes and always had a comeback to everything. He also enjoyed his times camping and fishing down at the river with his family and grandchildren. John loved doing things for others, but especially enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Those left to cherish John’s memory include his partner, Carolyn Orcutt; four children, Shaun (wife, Jessica) Wilkinson, Josh (wife, Jennifer) Wilkinson, Brandy (husband, Andy) Boles, and Kyle (wife, Jena) Wilkinson, all of New Castle, Indiana; grandchildren, Mason, Zoey, Hailey, Xavier, Jeremy, Lexi, Jace, and Janey; also, Carolyn’s children and grandchildren that Johnny loved as well; four brothers, Philip (Debbie) Wilkinson, Billy Joe (Tina) Wilkinson, Marty (Sandy) Wilkinson, Tony (Brenda) Wilkinson; two sisters, Penny and Anetta Wilkinson. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Gail West and one brother, Floyd Wilkinson.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad Street, New Castle with Pastor Bill Palmer officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memory Garden. Friends may call during showing from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday September 17, 2021 at the funeral home. Funeral directors and staff are honored to serve the Wilkinson family. Online condolences may be made at www.macerhall.com.