Tommy Wilke

April 1, 1951 ~ December 24, 2019 (age 68)

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Tommy Wilke, age 68 of Metropolis, Illinois formerly of Karnak, Illinois passed away at 4:26 pm on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

Graveside services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. David Deem officiating.

Tommy was retired from Electric Energy Incorporated, a member of First Baptist Church in Metropolis, and Masonic Lodge #91 in Metropolis.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Devon Wilke; sons, Courtney Wilke and wife Becky, Hunter Wilke and wife Meghan; daughter, Nikki Barnhill and husband Chad; grandchildren, Alyssa Wilke, Cole Barnhill, Harlie Barnhill, Emma Wilke, Cal Ginger, Thomas Barrett, Eric Barrett; siblings, Brenda Crockett and husband Loren, Bonnie Eime and husband Walter, Randy Wilke and wife Cindy, Billy Wilke and wife Vicki, Cindy Metcalf and husband Rick, David Wilke and wife Julie; mother-in-law, Joanne Jones; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and friends.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Dorothy Lee (Vickers) Wilke.

There will not be any visitation. Family and friend are asked to meet at the cemetery for the services.

Memorials may be made in Tommy’s name to Hero Expeditions, P.O. Box 734, Eaton, CO 80615.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at


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Graveside Service
December 28, 2019

1:00 PM
Metropolis Memorial Gardens
2824 North Ave
Metropolis, IL 62960


Hero Expeditions
P.O. Box 734, Eaton CO 80615

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