John Wilkinson (16 Mar 1958 - 30 Aug 2020)

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Location
Amber Valley Memorial Park Crematorium Derby Road Swanwick DE55 1BH
Date
15th Sep 2020
Time
2pm
Funeral Director
W Flint Funeral Service

In loving memory of John Wilkinson who sadly passed away on 30th August 2020

John Phillip Wilkinson
16 March 1958 - 30 August 2020

John died at home on Sunday 30 August leaving his wife Karen, children Chris, Julie and Jemma. Son in Law Mike and daughter in law Debra. Grandchildren Jack, Ben, Archie, Bella, Joshua and Violet. His dad also John Wilkinson and his younger sister Diane.

Funeral - Family only as covid rules apply.

John was born and lived in Derby until the age of 18 months moving to Derby Road, Alfreton with his family, mum and dad Janet and John and younger sister Diane.

Aged 19 John joined Derbyshire Police serving first at Killamarsh, then South Normanton. He served as a motorway patrol office for many years, and having achieved promotion to sergeant served in Ripley Custody suite before retiring in 2007.

He met and married Karen Julie Wilkinson in August 1979 – their three children Chris, Julie and Jemma completed his family.

Family always came first with John, and he, Karen and the children enjoyed getting away for an adventure in their caravan. Both in the UK and Europe.

Mike, his son in law and Debra his daughter in law were welcomed into the family along with their grandchildren Jack, Ben, Archie, Bella, Joshua and Violet.

All of their children inherited the camping bug and the whole family spent some memorable times together in various caravans, campers and tents. These were John's most favourite and treasured memories.

John will be so very missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

Jemma Wilkinson donated £50 in memory of John

All our love Dadio, jem, arch bell and vivi xxx

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Diane & Kevin Mart donated £100 in memory of John

Today we said goodbye to a very dear friend, till we meet again, we will bring the fast cars, the music and the gin, all our love xx

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John Wilkinson donated £50 in memory of John
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John Wilkinson donated £100 in memory of John
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Maurice Richmond donated £50 in memory of John

We will treasure memories of so many happy times spent together ... such a terrible loss for his lovely family.
We are heartbroken for you all.
Love always Mo, Val and family

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Jo Grainger donated £100 in memory of John

Thinking of you all at this sad time. Love from all of us G1 SMW Custody Xxx

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John White donated £50 in memory of John

So sorry to lose our best man and oldest friend. We'll miss him so much 😢

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Richard and Judith Sheffield donated £50 in memory of John

Wilks has been a good friend to me for over 50 years and i will miss him very much.

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Dana Kirk donated £25 in memory of John

So heartbreakingly sad for you all, thinking of you at this difficult time, Dana xxx

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Carol Parkin donated £20 in memory of John

With deepest sympathy and our condolences to Karen and the family.xx

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Jeff and Kaz Braithwaite donated £50 in memory of John

Such happy memories of the best brother-in-law. Our favourite times- late night bonfires and music on the beach, seafood platters, ferry trips, skinny dips. Funny, caring and generous with a heart of gold. We will miss and love him always xxxx

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Dian Wain donated £50 in memory of John

Love to you all at this difficult time xx

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Deborah Heappey donated £20 in memory of John

Alan has many memories of John at school, especially the driving lessons! Very sad news, our thoughts are with his family and friends. ❤️

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Anne Walters donated £25 in memory of John

Far too young to be taken. RIP

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Bev Brooks donated £15 in memory of John

So shocked to hear about John. Have memories of him from years back as a lifelong friend of my cousin, Richard. Thoughts are with you Karen and all the family at this sad sad time xx

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Sarah Jackson donated £10 in memory of John
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Carlene Brown donated £10 in memory of John

Thinking of you all. Love Carlene, Ste and Cam xxx

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John Raebitt donated £30 in memory of John
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Michelle Hand donated £5 in memory of John

Thinking of you all.xx

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Karen Wilkinson donated £100 in memory of John
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Ted & Wendy Bagshaw donated £10 in memory of John

I enjoyed working with John up until I retired in May 2003 - like me he loved Carp Fishing!

He was taken far too young our condolences to the family

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Chris and Gratsi Bradley donated £20 in memory of John

John was certainly a lovely man. I have fond memories of the times in custody when we could not stop laughing at a certain Jailer who will not be named. A true gentleman.

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Tina Gell donated £10 in memory of John
Tina Gell wrote

John was a lovely Man, so sorry for your loss, thinking of you all, love to you all, Tina, Les & Family xx

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Angela Vaites donated £20 in memory of John
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Lesley Nicola wrote

Please accept my deepest sympathies over the death of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

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  • Thinking of you Karen and your family. We were so very sorry to hear about John. Elspeth & Rob Molloy x

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