Dec. 10, 2000 Poseyville Posey County Indiana, USA
William married Beulah M. Alsop on July 1, 1948. They had three children, Rudy, Vicki Lynn and Christina Kay Wilkinson.
After Beulah died in 1982, William married Virginia (-?-) Smith. William and Virginia did not have any children together, but Virginia had three children, one daughter and two sons, with her husband prior to marrying William.
Evansville Courier & Press (IN) - December 12, 2000 STEWARTSVILLE -- William Claude Wilkinson, 76, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2000, at his home in Poseyville of cancer. He was the owner and operator of Lentz-Wilkinson Welding Service in Grayville. During World War II he was a Navy deep sea diver and repaired and welded ships and submarines. He was a member of Stewartsville United Methodist Church and the Grayville Ill., Sheba Masonic Lodge and American Legion Post 698. Surviving are his wife, Virginia; two daughters, Vickie Warner of Bowling, Ohio, and Tina Barton of Mount Gilead, Ohio; a stepdaughter, Pat Peach of Mount Carmel, Ill.; a son, Rudy of Columbus, Ohio; two stepsons, Steve Smith of Lucerne and Ralph Smith of Upper Sandusky, Ohio; five sisters, Helen Anderson and Phyllis A. Werry, both of New Harmony, Jean Eagleson of Fort Myers, Fla., Mary Lee Nix of Poseyville, and Nancy Johnson of Veedersburg; two brothers, Ermal C. Jr. of Gainesville, Fla., and John of New Harmony; 10 grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Werry Funeral Home Poseyville Chapel, with burial in Mapel Hill Cemetery in New Harmony. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm. today and from 10 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.