James âJimâ Dale Wilkinson, 79 years young, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on May 18th, 2017 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington, Indiana.
He was born in Selma, Indiana on March 2nd, 1938 to William A. Wilkinson and Edith I. âGatesâ Wilkinson.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, (1) sister â Georgia Peabody, (2) brothers â Robert E. âBobâ and William A. âBillâ Wilkinson and (1) infant son â James Dale Wilkinson, II.
He worked for General Motors for 30 years as a supervisor, troubleshooter and several other positions while working there.
Jim served his country in the United States Army, was a member of the French Lick American Legion Post #76, Parker Masonic Lodge #630 F&AM where he was a Past Master, Newton Stewart Masonic Lodge #432 F&AM where he was a Past Master, Eckerty Masonic Lodge #719 F&AM, Shriners, Scottish Rite and York Rite.
He was a member of the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church.
Jim is survived by:
(3) Sons Jeff Wilkinson (Toni) West Baden Springs, Indiana
Eric Wilkinson (Kim) West Baden Springs, Indiana
William Mark Wilkinson Selma, Indiana
(10) Grandchildren (14) Great-Grandchildren (1) Great-Great-Grandchild
A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor John Moffatt and Pastor Mike Newland on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Brosmer - Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana. Interment will follow in the Sulphur Creek Cemetery in French Lick, Indiana.
Friends may call Sunday, May 21st, 2017 from 12:00 noon until the time of service at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Sulphur Creek Cemetery, c/o Elvin Freeman,
6196 W. County Rd 275S, French Lick, IN 47432
Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service in French Lick, Indiana 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website â www.brosmer-kemplefuneralhome.com.