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Gary Paul Wilkie

May 1, 1957 — August 17, 2023

Siler City


Gary Paul “Wooley” Wilkie, 66, of Siler City, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2023.

Gary Paul was born in Guilford County on May 1, 1957, to Paul Henry and Ruth Brafford Wilkie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Terry B. Wilkie.

Mr. Wilkie attended Providence Methodist Church. Building things was his passion, he was a carpenter by trade. Gary Paul was a giving man, he always willing helped anyone in any way he could. He loved his family and friends, playing cards and going to the Moose Lodge. He loved life and was always ready to have a large time. Dang it Boy!

Gary Paul is survived by his sons: Ashley Wilkie and wife, Elizabeth, of Bear Creek and Cody Wilkie; grandchildren: Cosette Wilkie and Zander Wilkie; sister: Darlene W. Paige and husband, Junior, of Bear Creek; nephews: Stormy Wilkie, Shane Paige and wife, Laurie all of Bear Creek; and niece: Tressy Fogleman and husband, Kevin, of Bear Creek.

A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Wilkie family.

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