BRIGHAM CITY - Our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Jeffrey Paul Wilkinson, 52, passed away suddenly on Friday, February 21, 2014 at his home.
He was born on January 24, 1962 in Starkville, Mississippi, a son of Kenneth Paul and Mary Frances Jones Wilkinson. Jeff graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors Degree in Engineering.
He married Tamara Johnson and they were later divorced. Jeff married Rosario Maria Chapa on December 29, 1999 in Brigham City, Utah.
He worked for ATK as a Chief Science Engineer for 24 years.
Jeff enjoyed working on cars, computers, going fishing, golfing and camping with his best friend, John Wright.
Surviving are his wife, Rosario; two children: Jessica (Stefan) Szalk; Ryan Wilkinson; three step children: Micaela (Brandon) Aull; Adrian Calderon and Guadalupe Calderon; two grandchildren; two brothers: Brian Wilkinson and David Wilkinson; step father, Reverend Dick Weston-Jones and many step sisters and brothers that he loved and his mother-in-law, Leonora Arappagis, whom he adored.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT.
A viewing will be held on Wed. from 11:30 am to 12:30 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.
Email condolences to: www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com