January 1, 1900
COLUMBUS — Richard Steve Wilkes, 62, died June 21, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Lowndes Funeral Home of Columbus. Mr. Wilkes was born Dec. 12, 1955, in Rockhill, South Carolina, to the late Richard and Jean Dove Wilkes. He was formerly employed as a machinist for Gulf States. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Wilkes of Columbus; daughter, Stephanie Smith of Steens; son, Jason Wilkes of Columbus; and two grandchildren.