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Saturday, September 18, 2021
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Age 57, of Bliss, NY, passed away on September 13, 2021 at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.
He was born July 8, 1964 in Erie, Penn., son of the late Leroy and Marjorie Kilbaine Gilkinson. Roy spent his career in the farming industry. His knowledge of farming was based on his variety of jobs from milking to farm implement maintenance to his most recent experience in route sales; a job he truly enjoyed. Roy was a tractor enthusiast. He loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed cutting and selling wood. Roy loved his Lord and savior and enjoyed attending the City Church in Batavia with his family.
Surviving are his wife of thirty-seven years, Kimberly Prichard Gilkinson whom he married on March 10, 1984; his children, Courtney Gilkinson of Bliss, Kristen (Stephen) Carlisle of Harrison, Ohio and Jaison Gilkinson of Harrison, Ohio; his siblings, Ron (Joanna) Gilkinson of Northeast, Penn., Ralph (Michele) Gilkinson of Wattsburg, Penn., Bob (Carol) Gilkinson of Sherman, NY, Marlene Gilkinson of Northeast, Penn., Roger (Debbie) Gilkinson of Northeast, Penn., Joe (LeeAnn) Gilkinson of Waterford, Penn., Tom (Sharon) Gilkinson of Clymer, NY, Raleigh (Lori) Gilkinson of Jacksonville, Fla., Randy (LouAnn) Gilkinson of Northeast, Penn.; his sister-in-law, Vicki Gilkinson of Russell, Penn.; many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Rich Gilkinson.
Roy’s memorial service will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 11 AM at St. Anthony’s Church, 114 Liberty Street, Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wilmot Cancer Institute Development Office, 300 E. River Rd., PO Box 278996, Rochester, NY 14627 or The City Church, 210 E. Main St., Batavia, NY 14020.