Born: August 05, 1979
Died: July 02, 2011
William Scott Wilkes, 31, witty, fun, and full of life, entered eternal life with the Lord on July 2, 2011. Born August, 1979, Scott grew up on Belmore farm in Keystone Heights, graduated from Keystone Heights High School in 1998, and received his Bachelor’s Degree from University of North Florida in construction management. Scott was employed with E. Vaughn Rivers Construction for nine years and recently received his commercial contractor’s license. Scott loved spending time with his family, friends, and Florida Gator football. He is predeceased by his grandmother, Georgia Murrhee, who passed away in May, 2011. Amazing Husband and Father, Scott leaves to this earth his wife of five years, Stephanie; son, Clayton 2 ½, and daughter Harper, 3 months old; his parents, The Honorable William A. and Delores M. Wilkes; grandfather, Jennings Murrhee; brother and sister-in-law, Joseph J. (Joey) and Dawn Wilkes; sister and brother-in-law, Kristen and Dr. Andrew West; nephew, Jennings Wilkes; niece, Anna Wilkes; future niece, Georgia West, due in October, 2011; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and true friends. The family will receive friends at Broadus-Raines Funeral Home Wednesday, July 6, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Trinity Baptist Church, 3716 SE State Rd. 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656 with Reverend Brad Williams and Reverend Scott Stanland officiating. Interment will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Green Cove Springs. The families would like to express their deep gratitude to all of the law enforcement agencies and personnel for their assistance during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Shand’s Pediatric Emergency Hospital, c/o Shand’s Health Care, Office of Development, P.O. Box 100386, Gainesville, FL 32610, in memory of William Scott Wilkes, pediatric E.R. or online, www.shandsgiving.org , Children’s Services, in memory of William Scott Wilkes. Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.broadusraines.com. Arrangements under the care of Broadus-Raines Funeral Home, 501 Spring St., Green Cove Springs, FL 32043, (904) 284-4000.