Carl Wilkinson

Carl Willis Wilkinson Jr., 84, of St. Petersburg, FL, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, in the Weirton Medical Center.

He was born May 25, 1933 in Steubenville, OH, the son of the late Carl Willis and Dolores Foreman Wilkinson Sr.

Carl retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a metallurgical tester in the Sheet Mill for 40 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 10, Weirton Moose Lodge 688, the WSX 25-Year Club and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

Carl is survived by his companion of 32 years, Sarah Wounaris of St. Petersburg, FL; son Carl W. Wilkinson III of Pittsburgh, PA; daughters Debra Ann Davis of Riverview, FL, Karlene Sue (Joe) Pietranton of Sarasota, FL, Melanie Renee (Mark) Dusci of Earlysville, VA, Cinthia Lynn (Adam) Yeater of Follansbee, WV, and Melissa Lee Rex of San Rafael, CA; stepchildren Steve Wounaris of Baltimore, MD, William (Tammy) Wounaris, Melissa DeLong and Michelle (Robert) Yuricic all of Weirton; sisters Carol Figel of Woodsfield, OH, Kay Fitting of Scottsdale, AZ, and Judith Hale of Bradenton, FL; 20 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Private visitation and funeral service will be held at the convenience of his family.

Arrangements are being conducted by Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Share tributes and memories at

(304) 748-3219.