LTC, (Ret.) Horace "Bud" Tilton Wilkinson (2018-10-10 13:34:01)

LTC, (Ret.) Horace "Bud" Tilton Wilkinson, age 88, of New Port Richey, Florida passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at his Summer home in Linville Land Harbor, in Avery County, North Carolina.

He was born on May 2, 1930 in Geneva County, Alabama, a son of the late Horace Greeley Wilkinson and the late Eunice Tilton Wilkinson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Wilkinson Brown.

Bud leaves behind to cherish his memory his: Wife of 67 years, Carolyn Hall Wilkinson of the home; daughters, Victoria Kay Wilkinson of Tampa, FL, Carol Wilkinson (Frederick) Vance of St. Petersburg, FL; grandchildren, Geoffrey Wilkinson Vance, Allen Brown Vance, Alexandria Carolyn Abraham, and Danielle Tilton Abraham.

Lt. Colonel Horace "Bud" Tilton Wilkinson will be interred at the National Cemetery in the Tampa Area.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The Pat Ray Post of the VFW. PO Box 516 Newland, NC 28657

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The care of Bud and his family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
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