In Loving Memory of

Leland Lewis Wilks

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Leland Lewis Wilks, 76, of Lake City, Fl., passed away on April 15, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

Leland was born in Samson, AL, on September 21, 1944 to the late Cecil Ander Wilks and Annie Grice Wilks. He enjoyed traveling, spending time with family, fishing, buying and selling houses and cars, and of course grilling. Mr. Wilks was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Leland was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife of 41 years; Elaine Allen Wilks, brother; James Richburg, great granddaughter; Aubrey Elaine Tillman, and sister-in-law; Arlene Wilks.

Leland is survived by his daughter; Tammy Wilks Trowell, brothers; Robert Eugene Wilks, Jerry Lavon Wilks, grandsons; Lonnie Jack Trowell, Lee Allen Trowell, granddaughters; Melinda Elaine Trowell, Veronica Trowell and 8 great grandsons and many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at Forest Meadows Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 2:00pm in the chapel at the funeral home with Gainesville Masonic Lodge #41 officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Meadows Memorial Park West. Arrangements are under the care of FOREST MEADOWS FUNERAL HOME, 725 NW 23rd AVE GAINESVILLE, FL 32609, (352) 378-2528. Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.forestmeadowsfh.com


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