WILKINSON, Charles "Tad" Mar 8, 1934 – Oct 15, 2020

Charles L. “Tad” Wilkinson, 86, of Logansport, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Logansport.
Born on March 8, 1934, he was the son to the late Loyd and Chloe (Brown) Wilkinson. On Dec. 24, 1954, at the First United Methodist Church, where he was a 65+ year member, he married Particia L. Russow who survives.
Tad was a graduate of Logansport High School. After graduating, he enlisted and served our country in the United States Army. Upon his return, Tad joined his brother, Clyde, as the second generation of Wilkinsons to carry on the family business, Wilkinson Heating and Plumbing. Tad was very proud he was able to pass the family business on to his sons, Ed and Brad.
Tad was a 32nd degree Mason and member of the Tipton Masonic Lodge #33. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge #66, Izaak Walton League and the Moose Lodge in Logansport. Tad was an expert fisherman; he enjoyed his trips to Canada and Minnesota to practice his expertise. He also enjoyed playing cards, especially euchre.
Surviving along with his wife, Patricia, are three children, Ed (Tammy) Wilkinson, Logansport, Deb (Kenny) Ott, Monticello, Brad (Amy) Wilkinson, Logansport; five granddaughters, Lisa (Joshua) Peters, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Tiffany (Gregory) Roth, of Monticello, Indiana, Kaleigh Wilkinson, of Logansport, Indiana, Kendal Wilkinson, of Logansport, Indiana, Kimi Wilkinson, of Logansport, Indiana; two grandsons, Scott (Kim) Wilkinson, of Carmel, Aaron Ott, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; five great-granddaughters, Isabelle Peters, Harper Wilkinson, Violet Wilkinson, Kyan Ott, Kira Ott; five great-grandsons, Jackson Peters, Benjamin Peters, Regan Roth, Finnegan Roth, Spencer Roth.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Wilkinson, and sister, Elizabeth Ann Libell.
A private family gathering will be held in Tad’s memory.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church.
You may sign Tad’s guestbook and send condolences to the family at www.gundrumcares.com.

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