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Michael Anthony Wilkinson


Michael Anthony Wilkinson, 58, of Gillespie, passed away in Bunker Hill, on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 12:16 a.m.

He was born Jan. 1, 1965, in Chester, to Ronald Dale Wilkinson and Virginia Rose Johnson Wallace.

He was a laborer.

He was a veteran of the US Army.

Michael was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan.

He enjoyed spending time with family, drinking beer, camping and boating.

He is survived by his mother, Virginia Wallace of Alton; fiancée, Mary Phillips of Gillespie; brothers and sisters, Bob (Michelle) Wilkinson of Godfrey, Cindy Wilkinson of East Alton, Tim (Mary) Wilkinson of Easley, SC, Mary (Tony) Brooks of Brighton, Rick (Christina) Wilkinson of Bunker Hill, Brian Wilkinson of Nashville, Tenn., Ronda (Derek) Terpstra of Oskaloosa, Iowa; step brothers, Britt (Tracy) Wallace of St. Peters, Blake Wallace of Florissant; sister in law, Charlotte (Jerry) Davis of Shipman; mother in law, Lavada Nored of Godfrey; several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Michael was preceded in death by his father and step father, Charles Wallace.

Gravesite services will be on Thursday, June 8, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Bunker Hill Cemetery, Bunker Hill.

Memorials are suggested to Kravanya Funeral Home.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, is in charge of the arrangements.