WILKES, Sylvester E. "Eddie" Jr. 60 of Wheeling WV, died Wednesday April 18, 2012 at his home. He was born July 17, 1951 in Wheeling, a son the late Mary Jane (Ridgeway) Wilkes Galloway.
He was a member of Wayman AME Church Wheeling, and the Army Reserve 25th Army Division in Wheeling, and a Sanitary Engineer for Jochum Sanitation.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother James Wilkes.
Surviving are His wife Betty (Coan) Wilkes, two daughters Melanie and Yolanda Nightingale, a son Charles (Chew) Wilkes, two sisters ZoAnn (Edward) Fields of Bridgeport, and Patty (Tom) Dennard of Wheeling, a brother Charles Wilkes of Canton, a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Wilson Funeral Home 920 National Road Brookside Saturday 11 am till time of service at 1 pm, with Rev. John Stevens officiating. Interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.
In leu of flowers memorial contributions may to Amedisys Hospice 2151 Warwood Ave. Suite A, Wheeling, WV. 26003.
To leave a condolence please visit www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com