Benjamin “Ben” Robert Wilkinson

Benjamin “Ben” Robert Wilkinson, beloved son, father, brother, uncle and friend, 33, of Front Royal, Virginia, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 5, 2019, in his home.

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.

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