Obituary: John E Wilkison IV |

Obituary: John E Wilkison IV

John E. Wilkison IV, 62, of Chelan, WA, formerly of Truckee, passed away on the beautiful North Cascade Highway on Nov. 7, 2010. He was born on April 15, 1948, to John and Marion Wilkison of Ashtabula, Ohio. John proudly served his country in Vietnam as part of the U.S. Navy MCB3. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans Foreign Wars, and very active in his local community organizations.

John was passionate about his country and loved riding his Harley. He rode to live, and lived to ride.

John is survived by his wife Gale Wilkison of 26 years, and ex-wife Carol Springer. He is also survived by his son J. Eric Wilkison and daughter-in-law Sara; two grandchildren: Alexander and Tessa-Lynn of Portland, OR; son Joseph Wilkison of Bellingham WA, and daughter Sierra Wilkison of Cheney, WA.

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