Sgt. Roderick Wilkins

Sgt. Roderick Wilkins (Source: Funeral Home)

INMAN, SC (FOX Carolina) - Funeral details have been announced for Sgt.  Roderick Lynn Wilkins, U.S. Army, who passed away on July 31 while serving on active duty in the Netherlands.

According to his obituary, Wilkins resided in Inman, SC and grew up in Western North Carolina

He joined the Army in 2003 and served four tours to include Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan.

Wilkins leaves behind a wife and two daughters.

The funeral service will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. in  the McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, NC with Rev. Eleanor Miller officiating. Wilkins will receive full military honors conducted by the U.S. Army from Fort Jackson.

MORE NEWS - Sam's Club offering frozen foods they claim can rival Chick-Fil-A

Copyright 2019 FOX Carolina (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.