Richard Wilks

Richard Wilks

Thursday, February 10th, 1955 Saturday, August 29th, 2020

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Obituary for Richard Wilks

Richard Wilks, 65, of Orlando, FL, formerly of Enfield, beloved husband of Linda (Paklos) Wilks, entered into eternal peace on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Richard, the son of the late Irving and Muriel (Fenner) Wilks. He enjoyed many things including spending time with his children and grandchildren, taking day trips on his motorcycle with his wife, being outdoors and on the water, photography, tinkering in his garage, yardwork, and loved listening to loud music while having an occasional cigar during happy hour.

In addition to the love of his life Lynn, whom they shared 44 years of marriage, Richard is survived by his children; Kelly Schultz and her husband Joe Schultz of FL, and Vicky Ledebur and her husband Brian Ledebur of FL. He will also be missed by his grandchildren, Lilee, Joseph (JJ), Shelby, and Weston; and his brother, William M. Wilks and his wife Joyce of Southampton, MA,. He was also predeceased by his brother Henry Cook formerly of Newington, CT.

He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather, a man who was a true gentleman with a kind heart.

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Terry and Skip Clark

So sorry to hear about the loss of Dickie. Lynn we want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Our sincere condolences to you and your family
Skip and Terry Clark
Posted at 06:56pm via Condolence

Kevin Ray

As I try to come up with words to say goodbye, tears keep running down my face, for when I remember the times we spent doing so many things together. Knowing that there will be no more , it hurts . Then I think of all the laughs that we had together and knowing they will always be in my heart , helps ! I will miss seeing and talking to you my friend. Rest In Peace , Kevin
Posted at 11:05pm via Condolence

Maureen Ahearn

Wonderful man, father and person. We love him and the Wilks family. We have known them for so long we consider them Family. You will be missed.
Maureen and Michael Ahearn
Posted at 12:26pm via Condolence

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