A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at 2:00 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home with Sammy Campbell officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date.
Ben was born on February 22, 1986, in Prince George County, Maryland son of Norman “Butch” Eldridge Wilkinson, II and Teresa Jean Totten Wilkinson-Roche both of Front Royal. He was currently working for Pittman’s Tree Service. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting and hiking and Ben was one who appreciated a good joke. He was fun-loving and had a big heart. Ben will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Surviving with his parents are his step-mother Violet “Lynn” Wilkinson-Mason of West Virginia; one daughter Hailey Critzer of Centreville; one brother Norman Eldridge “Buster” Wilkinson, III and girlfriend Amanda Aronhalt of Front Royal; nephew Norman “Bowen” Eldridge Wilkinson IV of Front Royal; three sisters Mandy Jo Powers and husband David Russell Powers of Inwood, West Virginia, Patricia Blough of Fredericksburg and Melanie Beles-Hill of Newburg, Maryland.
Ben was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Robert Jay Totten and Alice Emily Totten, son Jordan Allen Critzer, step-father Anthony Wayne Roche, aunt Norma Jean Wilkinson, cousin Clinton Wilkinson, and his granny Norma Mae Wilkinson.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 14 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.