Bro. Robert Hermon Wilkins age 78 of Glasgow passed away Saturday August 3, 2013 at his home. He was born in Luray, Tennesse to his late parents Gomer & Addie Lee Stout Wilkins on October 11, 1934. Bro. Hermon married his wife of 59 years, Eulelia in 1954 and was ordained into the ministry in 1951 at the age of 17. He then attended Union University for religious studies and the University of Tennesse for engineering. Bro. Hermon Pastored churches in Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia and also served as a home missionary. He loved his family, church family and had love for everyone and enjoyed gardening, fishing, jigsaw puzzles and summer vacations with his children and grandchildren. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, James Gomer Wilkins.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eulelia Holland Wilkins of Glasgow
4 children: Jocquinna Bailey of Tompkinsville
Robert Michael Wilkins and wife Sheila of Glasgow
Stella Lee Downs and husband Mike of Glasgow
Gregory Dale Wilkins and wife Sharon of Bardstown
8 grandchildren: Justin Matthews and wife Katlin, Ashley Ethridge and husband Zachary, Brandon Wilkins, Micah Tracy and husband Jarred, Glenn Downs and wife Tara, Bridget Downs, Jonathan Wilkins and Sophia Wilkins
5 great-grandchildren: Melanie, Lane, Eli Wilkins, Ava Matthews and Drake Ethridge
sister: Jo Ann Inman and husband Don of Jackson, Tn.
brother: Jerry Wilkins of Medon, Tn.
sister-in-law: Daphne Wilkins of Medon, Tn.
several nieces and nephews
Visitation 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2013 in the chapel of Winn Funeral Home and after 9:00 a.m. Tuesday at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.
Funeral service will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with burial to follow 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2013 in the Clover Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Medon, Tn. under the direction of Winn Funeral Home.