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Harold Wilks
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Obituary for Harold Wilks

Harold Wilks, age 87, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at his home. He was born February 22, 1930, in Verona, Missouri, the son of Bertie Lawrence and Nettie (Blakemore) Wilks.
Harold was a 1948 graduate of Aurora High School and was a partner in Wilco Inc., an aircraft parts and supply company in Wichita, Kansas. In 1985 he retired from Wilco and moved to Shell Knob, Missouri. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Aurora.
Harold married Betty Meyers, on June 1, 1948, in Wichita, Kansas and she preceded him in death on September 4, 1965. On June 8, 1968, he married Nancy Marino, in Wichita, and she preceded him in death on May 23, 1998.
He is survived by his two daughters, Dianna Young and her husband, Ronnie, of Aurora and Sharon Ott-Deal and her husband, Jack, of Shell Knob, Missouri; two step-daughters, Cecilia Fritchman of Yuba City, California and Carol McCracken of Wichita, Kansas; one step-son, Ed Fritchman of Wichita, Kansas; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
His parents, Bertie and Nettie, first wife, Betty, second wife, Nancy, daughter, Pamela “Kay” Arnold, step-daughter, Elana Fritchman and six sisters preceded him in death.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora. Burial will follow at the Spring River Cemetery in Verona. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the Victory Mission in Springfield, Missouri, in care of the funeral home.
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Visitation

Thursday

14

Dec

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Funeral Service

Thursday

14

Dec

11:00 AM
Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home

303 S. Jefferson Ave.
Aurora, MO 65605

Burial

Thursday

14

Dec

12:00 PM
Spring River Cemetery

Spring River Cemetery, Lawrence 1150, Verona, MO
Verona, Missouri 65769

Cemetery Details

Location

Spring River Cemetery

Spring River Cemetery, Lawrence 1150, Verona, MO
Verona, Missouri 65769


Memorial Contribution

Victory Mission-Springfield, MO

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