Clipped From Oswego Palladium-Times
Last Rites For Duck Hunter This Afternoon FULTON -- The funeral of Frederick W. Wilkins, 37, ot N. Sixth and Clark Sts., body was recovered Friday from the waters of Lake Ontario, will be held at :3:30 p. Saturday from the Young and Son funeral home with Rev. Harold A. Thomas, pastor of State Street Methodist church, officiating. Military rites will be conducted at the grave in Mount Adnah cemetery. Mr. Wilkins, veteran of World War 2, was one of Fulton men who lost their lives when their small boat capsized in heavy lake seas during a duck hunting expedition Jan. 4. Bodies of the two, Lawrence Kelly, Jr., 34, of 411 Utica St., and his stepbrother, Robert Scott, 22, of 322 Cayuga St., liave not been found. Wilkins' body was found yesterday near Sandy Beach Island by Ben Looker of this city, Arthur Baldwin of Pulaski RD 2 and Herbert Baldwin North Syracuse, who \vere walking along the shore. Born in Oswego Oct. 18, 1921, Mr. Wilkins resided all of his life in that city and Fulton. During the last war he was with the airborne paratroopers in Germany and Austria. At the time of his death he was employed as a leader in the wood room at Arrowhead plant of the Armstrong Cork Co. Mi\ Wilkins was a member of the Pathfinder Fish and Game club and the Deerslayers - - . . , .-, ,, TT ,, o n , Archery club of OsweÂ«o He F A attended State Mrect -Metho- Ow . dist church. He is survived by his w i Mrs. Ethel Barry Wilkin?: a daughter, Laura Lorraine Wilkins; three sons. Frederick W. Wilkins Jr., Andrew P. Wilkins and David F. Wilkins of Fulton: his father. Frederick Wilkins of Cicero, and a brother. Donald Wilkins of Syracuse.