Edgar Averill Wilkins

Edgar Averill Wilkins died Nov. 30, 2015 at the age of 83. He was born Dec. 25, 1931 in Sacramento to Roger and Rhodella.

Mr. Wilkins worked as a farmer in Tranquility before moving to Coarsegold in 1972. He was involved in the development of the Enterprise Center, and the Vons and Raley’s shopping centers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Janet and Louise, and his son Sam.

Mr. Wilkins is survived by his wife, Sara; children, Eric and spouse Kristie of Fresno, Lisa Morinini and spouse Dino of Orcutt, Jeff of Ahwahnee, and Mike and spouse Thea of Coarsegold; seven grandchildren; and siblings Roger of Alaska, and Lynn Roderick of Sacramento.

Memorial services are pending. For details, call (559) 439-9200.

Donations can be made in his name to the Fresno Community Hospital Foundation.