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10300 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572
Phone: 804-333-3770
Fax: 804-333-0079
John Wilkins

John Franklin "Ace" Wilkins

Saturday, September 18th, 1954 - Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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John “Ace” Franklin Wilkins, age 64, of Farnham, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Johnny worked for Firestone in Warsaw, Virginia for several years before starting a Kings Dominion in Ashland, Virginia in 1983 and retiring in 2017. He loved his work and enjoyed music and growing fruit trees. Above all else, he loved his family and home and will be missed dearly.

Johnny is survived by his wife, Shirley Wilkins; his daughter, Teresa Hall (David); and two grandchildren, Mikel Hall and Makenzie Hall. He is also survived by his mother, Mary Hayes; a sister, Joyce Owens; two brothers, Roger Hayes and Carroll Wilkins; an aunt, Joyce Northern; several nieces and nephews; and a lot of special friends.

Johnny is predeceased by his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Talmadge Wilkins, a brother, Wayne Hayes, and his stepfather, Arnold “Buck” Hayes.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Welch Funeral Home, Marks Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Welfare League of the Northern Neck, P. O. Box 975, Kilmarnock, VA 22482.
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    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 11:00am
    Welch Funeral Home- Marks Chapel
    10300 Richmond Road
    WARSAW, VA 22572
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Posted at 09:42am
Working with Johnny @ Kings Dominion & getting to know him was truly a joy. His knowledge & company has been truly missed since his retirement. He continued to keep in touch calling to check on me to see how I was doing. I will miss those conversations. May He Rest In Peace.

Robby Cheryl Rock

Posted at 03:27pm
Shirley We are so sorry for your loss and will miss Johnny’s sense of humor and his stories about life. He always said he was so lucky to have you as his wife and what a good woman you are. Praying for peace and comfort for you. RIP Ace. Robby & Cheryl Rock

Posted at 10:04am
So sorry to hear of Johnny's passing.I enjoyed working with him at Kings Dominion and his friendship over the years.I will miss his phone calls just to catch up .

Posted at 09:30am
Enjoyed working with Johnny at Kings Dominion and having him as my friend.We enjoyed many good times together.My prayers go out to Shirley and the rest of his family.

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