ROCHESTER - Melbourne A. "Joe" Wilkinson, Jr., 78, of 6 Vinewood Lane, died Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was born May 30, 1940 in Middleton, the son of Melbourne and Edwina (Young) Wilkinson.
He has resided in Rochester since 1977 and worked as a salesman for Agway and Irving Oil. He enjoyed cars and going to the camp at the lake.
Members of his family include his wife of 53 years, Betty (Alexander) Wilkinson; daughter, Debbie Slattery; son, Andy Wilkinson, III; grandchildren, Robert, Zachery, Chloe; great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Bobby, Marissa, Caleb; sister, Beatrice Lawrence. He was predeceased by son Robert Ferris in 2012.