William Wilks
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Obituary of William Ashby Wilks

William A. "Bill" Wilks, 87, of Roanoke passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ashby C. and Kathleen Doss Wilks; and a brother, John Wilks.

Mr. Wilks retired from Roanoke Printing and proudly served in the U S Marine Corps.

Surviving are his wife, Helen Wilks; sons, Randall (Kim) Wilks, Darrell (Terri) Wilks; grandchildren, Nathan (Wendy) Wilks, Jacob Wilks, Christina Arthur, and Brian (Jessica) Arthur; great grandchildren, Xander Wilks, and Aiden and Abigail Arthur; and a sister, Patsy Ann Johnson.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorials be made to Good Samaritan Hospice.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road.  Interment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Simpson Funeral Home.  366-0707

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