Roger Stanley "Spike" Wilkins Roger Stanley "Spike" Wilkins  ‎(I169)‎
Given Names: Roger Stanley
Nickname: Spike
Surname: Wilkins

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 3 June 1927 Fishkill, New York
Death: 2 February 2005 ‎(Age 77)‎ Santa Monica, CA
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Birth Birth 3 June 1927 Fishkill, New York


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Citation Details:  02-06-05
  Text: Roger S. 'Spike' Wilkins

Roger S. 'Spike' Wilkins, 77, of Camarillo and Desert Hot Springs, passed away peacefully on Feb. 2, 2005, in Santa Monica, Calif.

Spike was born in Fishkill, N.Y., on June 3, 1927, and was a 42-year Ventura County resident, coming from New York state. He was a retired agent from Prudential Insurance Co. He was a Mason of Farmerville Union Lodge No. 183, a member of American Legion Post 741, Saticoy Senior Men's Golf Club and Trinity Presbyterian Church. His greatest joy was golfing, fishing, hunting and traveling. His love of travel kept him connected with family and old friends, and he was continually making new friends. Spike was an unassuming, unselfish man who was always giving and doing for others.

Spike is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Iris Wilkins of Camarillo; son, Craig Wilkins of Ithaca, N.Y.; daughter and son-in-law Lynne and Steve Giles of Camarillo; daughter Deborah Fisher of Atlanta, Ga.; sisters Winifred Harford-Kirk of Canadaigua, N.Y., Dorothy Cornelius of Glendale, Ariz., Alice Buck of Prescott, Ariz., and Betty MacCheyne of Interlaken, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister Louise Williammee; and brother, James Wilkins Jr.

Services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2304 Antonio Drive, Camarillo, with Pastor Jerry Cooper officiating. Private inurnment at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Ventura County Community Foundation, Iris and Roger 'Spike' Wilkins Scholarship Fund, 1317 Del Norte Road, Suite 150, Camarillo, CA 93010. Arrangements are under the direction of Conejo Mountain Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo, 1-805-482-1959.

Death Death 2 February 2005 ‎(Age 77)‎ Santa Monica, CA

Cause of death: Pancreatic Cancer
Burial Burial 8 February 2005 - 11:00 AM ‎(6 days after death)‎ Trinity Prebyterian Church, Camarillo, CA
Cemetery Cemetery: Conejo Mountain Memorial Park


Show Details Source: Obituary for Roger S. Wilkins

  Text: Services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2304 Antonio Drive, Camarillo, with Pastor Jerry Cooper officiating. Private inurnment at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park.

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Immediate Family  (F49)
Iris Blanchard
1924 - 2015
Deborah Elaine "Debbie" Wilkins
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Craig Wilkins
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Lynne Wilkins
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As the story goes, when Roger was young he was teased because he was so thin. One person said he was thin as a rail spike and he gained the nickname Spike that stuck with him the rest of his life.

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Citation Details:  02-06-05
  Text: Roger S. 'Spike' Wilkins

Roger S. 'Spike' Wilkins, 77, of Camarillo and Desert Hot Springs, passed away peacefully on Feb. 2, 2005, in Santa Monica, Calif.

Spike was born in Fishkill, N.Y., on June 3, 1927, and was a 42-year Ventura County resident, coming from New York state. He was a retired agent from Prudential Insurance Co. He was a Mason of Farmerville Union Lodge No. 183, a member of American Legion Post 741, Saticoy Senior Men's Golf Club and Trinity Presbyterian Church. His greatest joy was golfing, fishing, hunting and traveling. His love of travel kept him connected with family and old friends, and he was continually making new friends. Spike was an unassuming, unselfish man who was always giving and doing for others.

Spike is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Iris Wilkins of Camarillo; son, Craig Wilkins of Ithaca, N.Y.; daughter and son-in-law Lynne and Steve Giles of Camarillo; daughter Deborah Fisher of Atlanta, Ga.; sisters Winifred Harford-Kirk of Canadaigua, N.Y., Dorothy Cornelius of Glendale, Ariz., Alice Buck of Prescott, Ariz., and Betty MacCheyne of Interlaken, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister Louise Williammee; and brother, James Wilkins Jr.

Services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2304 Antonio Drive, Camarillo, with Pastor Jerry Cooper officiating. Private inurnment at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Ventura County Community Foundation, Iris and Roger 'Spike' Wilkins Scholarship Fund, 1317 Del Norte Road, Suite 150, Camarillo, CA 93010. Arrangements are under the direction of Conejo Mountain Memorial Park and Funeral Home, 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo, 1-805-482-1959.
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  Text: Services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2304 Antonio Drive, Camarillo, with Pastor Jerry Cooper officiating. Private inurnment at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park.

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Roger Stanley "Spike" Wilkins ‎(I169)‎
Birth 3 June 1927 Fishkill, New York
Death 2 February 2005 ‎(Age 77)‎ Santa Monica, CA
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Iris Blanchard ‎(I170)‎
Birth 28 September 1924 39 32 New York
Death 21 January 2015 ‎(Age 90)‎ Thousand Oaks, California, USA
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