1949 - 2019|
Ernest L. Wilkes, 70, of Chesapeake, Ohio passed away Monday, October 7, 2019 at Heartland of Riverview, South Point, Ohio. He was born May 19, 1949 in Ironton, Ohio son of the late William and Minnie Holland Wilkes. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers Harry, Roy and Joe Wilkes; five sisters Cora Scarberry, Sara Green, Naomi Mitchell, Mable Wilkes and Margaret Blizzard. He attended Freedom Independent Church in Chesapeake, Ohio. He is survived by two sisters Georgia Kincaid of Huntington, WV and Faye Watters of Indianapolis, IN; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio by Pastor Chris Alford. Burial will follow in Miller Memorial Gardens, Miller, Ohio. Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com.