||STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY Charles Louis Wilkinson, age 69, of Ste. Genevieve
County, Missouri passed away April 19, 2011 at his residence. He was born September
16, 1941 in Cantwell, Missouri to the late Everett Louis and Mary Lou (Wilson) Wilkinson.
was a singer and part owner of The Wilkinson Brothers Country Music Show in Branson for
five years. Most would know him as the welder for Wilkes Welding that he and
his father owned. He had served as an auxiliary policeman in St. Francois County.
He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Shirley Meltabarger and
grandson, Stephen Buckman.
Charles is survived by his wife, Ellamae (Sherman) AuBuchon Wilkinson, his son,
Craig Wilkinson and wife Kimberly; daughter, Tricia Lynn (Mrs. Gerald Shimon);
step-children Paula Sue (Mrs. Phil Oder), Clark AuBuchon, Kathy (Mrs. Frank Gerardot);
five grandchildren: Cody, Heather, Brianna, Mayci, Cade; nine step-grandchildren; seven
great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister; many cousins and other relatives.
There will be no local visitation. All services will be private.
Arrangements are by C. Z. Boyer & Son