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Visitation

Dooley Funeral Home Antwerp
Wednesday October 13th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Service

Dooley Funeral Home Antwerp
Wednesday October 13th, 2021
11:00am

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Leonard Leroy Wilks

Leonard Leroy Wilks, 99 of Antwerp, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Vancrest of Hicksville.

Leonard was born in Cedarville, on November 29, 1921, a son of the late Catherine (Barton) and Noah Wilks.

He grew up on a farm where he enjoyed working with his family. He went on to factory work. Leonard excelled at his job. He loved to tell the story about how much his boss appreciated him. Leonard enjoyed watching football and the Chicago Cubs.

Leonard was the brother of Carrie Birkholder and Noah & Henry Wilks; uncle to many nieces and nephews.

The love of his life, Betty (Reeb) Wilks passed away on May 29, 2021.

Viewing will be held 10 AM to 11 AM on Wednesday, October 13th at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp .

His funeral service is 11 AM on Wednesday, October 13th at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp.

He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery, Antwerp.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com


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Guestbook

Mr. Wilks waz a nice man and neighbor growing up.

Jan Kohart Oct 15 2021 4:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leonard Wilks

Jody shaffer Oct 13 2021 8:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leonard Wilks

Darlene Merriman Oct 12 2021 10:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leonard Wilks

Diane Overmyer Oct 12 2021 7:49 PM

Uncle Leonard and Aunt Betty cherished us all our lives and we loved them back.

Lucy Miner Oct 11 2021 7:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leonard Wilks

Lynn Shaffer Oct 11 2021 1:47 PM

He was more than our lawn mower. He nourished the lawn. killed weeds. He was a friend with his wife. who he was inseparable. God welcomed you home. Our whole family appreciated this dedicated man. Jim. June. Sandra and Rodger.

Sandra Temple Oct 10 2021 10:54 PM

I will miss our chats at the post office. We know you missed Betty. God is in control. God bless.

Sandra Temple Oct 10 2021 3:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Leonard Wilks

Gary Demongeot Oct 10 2021 8:10 AM

A photo was added for Leonard Leroy Wilks

This was a happy day for Leonard. Oct 10 2021 8:08 AM