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William Joseph "Bill" Wilkey, 57, of Terre Haute, passed away on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. He was born on Feb. 12, 1960, in Terre Haute to John Edward Wilkey and Mary Elizabeth Wilkey.
Bill was a graduate of Terre Haute North, and had been employed at Ivy Hill and most recently at Morris Manufacturing and Sales.
He was an avid Harley rider, and loved to fish and hunt. Bill was a member of American Legion SAL 104 and the Young Men's Club of West Terre Haute.
His parents, and a brother, John E. Wilkey, Jr., preceded him in death.
Surviving are his sister, Linda (James) Spencer; brothers, Charles (Sylvia) Wilkey, Jerry Wilkey, James (Deanna) Wilkey, Kenneth (Becky) Wilkey, and Timothy (Myra) Wilkey; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; two great-great-nieces, one great-great-nephew; and his best friend, Randy Edwards.
Bill loved to play euchre, and steal quarters from his niece, Sharice.
Services will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of services on Friday.
Published on January 30, 2018
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