William W. "Bill" Wilkinson, 89, of 10 Round Top Road, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at his home with his family at his bed side.
Bill's wife of 62 years, the former Florence M. Hillyard died April 2, 2009.
Bill was a life time member of All Saints Episcopal Church, serving on the Vestry since 1946 as well as a Junior Warden, Senior Warden, Treasurer, Acolyte Director and Lay Reader.
Bill was an Air Force veteran of World War II serving in the South Pacific as a radar technician in the signal corps attached to the 5th air force in the rank of sergeant.
Bill was a 1940 graduate of the Williamsport High School. He attended Dickinson Junior College, now Lycoming College and the Pennsylvania State University where he was a life time member of Sigma Chi Social Fraternity.
Bill was a member of the Hepburn-Lycoming Union School Board and the Williamsport Area School Board for 24 years until 1975 serving as President his last two years as a Board Member. He was a member of ARC-Lycoming County since 1952, a former treasurer and was second vice president of the Board of Directors at the time of the building of the School of Hope, now the Max Miller Training Center.
Bill was an active member of the Lycoming Creek Lions since 1978, serving as their treasurer the past 20 years. He was a member of the Board of Trustee of the former Laurelton Center for 18 years.
Bill retired from the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company after 26 years as a sales representative and a former staff manager. He was also employed by Old Lycoming Township as Codes Officer for 13 years.
Born Oct. 31, 1922, in Williamsport, he was the son of H. Warren and Bertha M. (Morin) Wilkinson.
Surviving is a daughter, Susan M. Totton of Williamsport; son, W. Scott Wilkinson of Lock Haven and a granddaughter, Jessica M. (Bryann) Bingaman of Middleburg.
Bill was predeceased by his wife and a son, David W. Wilkinson.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 510 Beeber St., with the Rev. Lauri Kerr officiating. There will be a visitation at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be at Wildwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions in his name may be made to the Lycoming Creek Lions Club, P. O. Box 4032, Williamsport, PA 17701.