Austin Christopher Wilkes, age 23 of the Cool Springs Community Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 01, 2021.
Born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 21, 1998, he was the son of Chris & Kimberly Brady Wilkes of Clarkesville. Austin was a 2016 graduate of Habersham Central High School & a graduate of North Georgia Technical College where he received a diploma in Electrical Technology. He was employed with J K Electric. In his spare time, Austin enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his dirt bike, and especially his dogs, Remi & Roxie. He was a member of Cool Springs United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his sister, Ansley Wilkes of Clarkesville, GA; grandparents, Leroy & Nell Brady of Cornelia, GA; Charles & Carolyn Wilkes of Clarkesville, GA; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, & a host of friends.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 05, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel in Clarkesville with Rev. Steve McIntyre, Rev. Greg Millwood, & Mr. Darren Wilkes officiating. Interment will follow in the Cool Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Austin Wilkes to 3030 Ministries, P.O. Box 4446, Eatonton, GA. 31024, Pilgrim Ministries by visiting www.pilgrim-ministries.org, or to the Cool Springs United Methodist Church, c/o Linda Vandergriff, P.O. Box 1312 Clarkesville, GA. 30523
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Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256
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