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Michael "Wilkie" Wilks Obituary


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“It was a Great pleasure to know you and to bowl with you. The last time was the State tourney in Jacksonville. I know it wasn't many times but it was...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Scott Greene - NC

“I met you only briefly when your friend and my ex-wife were having heart transplants. Your smile and personality lit up the entire transplant wing at...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Rick Helms - Erwin, NC - Friend

“I remember your smile and your laughter....such a BIG teddy bear. You will be missed my friend. Rest in peace, Carol Green Kirby ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Green Kirby - Clayton, NC

“so sorry for your loss praying for you all in your time of sorrow!!!!!!!! ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: linda hicks mcdaniels - angier, NC

“Michael will be truly missed . He touched the lives of many and brought happiness and laughter to many others . Rest In Peace . ...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Matt Pluckhorn - Fuquay-Varina , NC

“My Dear Wilkie. Gerry and I are so happy we had the oppurtunity to Know you and have you as such a loving friend. You brought such joy to our lives...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Sherri Cohen-Griffeth - Cary, NC

“You were a wonderful man and a great friend!! Even if we didn't see each other often when we did it always started with a hug and a smile and ended...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Necole Tanner - Raleigh, NC

“Most of my memories from childhood and important times in my life include you. You are a huge part of my life and I will never forget you. Not only...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Trisha Deans Pluckhorn - NC

“We love you and miss you Michael!! ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Rebecca and Dan Look - NC

“We love you and miss you so much Michael. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Rebecca and Dan Look - NC


Michael J. "Wilkie" Wilks, 47, of Apex, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at his home.
A Celebration of his Life will be held 4 p.m. Sunday in the Montlawn Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service.
A native of Rowan County, Michael was born November 21, 1965, the son of the late Aaron Anderson Wilks and Dorthy Phillips Wilks as well as his sisters who preceded him in death, Clairetta Pruitt and Anise Robenson.
Michael was an avid Wolfpack and Dallas Cowboys fan, he loved bowling and was a karaoke extraordinaire. Most importantly, Michael will be remembered as a big man with an even bigger heart.
Michael is survived by his brother, Aaron Anderson Wilks, Jr.; step mother, Shirley Wilks and his best friends and "family" in Raleigh, Paulette Disbrow, Rebecca Look, Trisha Pluckhorn, Ronnie and Cheryl Hicks, Brandi Allred and Davion and Chance Allred.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to assist with funeral expenses to PKD Screen Printing, 2813 Banks Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603 or at www.pkdsp.com
Arrangements are by Montlawn Funeral Home, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, N.C. Condolences may be made at www.montlawn.com