Saturday, February 01, 2014

Horace Wilkison Dies At Age 83

Horace Albert Wilkison, age 83, of LaBelle, passed away January 30, 2014 in Bonita Springs.

He was born Dec. 24, 1930 in LaBelle, FL, to the late Robert Franklin and the late Clara Belle (Luckey) Wilkison. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. Horace was a great outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, and his avocation of land surveying. 

He served as Collier County Chapter President of the Florida Society of Professional Land Surveyors.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 61 years: Marjorie Joan (Blount) Wilkison, two sons: James Nathan Wilkison, David Stephen Wilkison (Sandy), grandchildren, Jason, Aaron, Aimee, Melanie, and Mitchell; great grandchildren, Brooke, Aiden and Zander. He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Franklin Wilkison, and sister, Faye McDuffie.

A memorial service will be held Monday, February 3rd at 11:00 am with visitation at 10:30 am at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle, with Pastor Bill Maddox officiating. In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be made to Joanne's House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs in honor of Horace.

Cremation arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Fort Myers.

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