Harold Wilkes, CO, passed away on July 27, 2010, in Athens, Georgia. He was 57.
Wilkes had more than 20 years of experience in the orthotic and prosthetic profession. He began his O&P career in Michigan, and, after moving to Albany, Georgia, he worked at Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, Georgia.
John Rodman, CPO, and co-workers of Limbcare Prosthetics & Orthotics of Georgia, Albany, worked with Wilkes for more than 15 years. They said, “Harold was a very gentle, loving, and caring person,” and that his “kindness and dedication will never be forgotten.”
Wilkes enjoyed bowling, cooking, and going fishing with his brothers. After retiring two years ago, he moved back to Athens. He leaves behind his son, Andrew; sister, Brenda Patat; brothers, Ted and Bill; and several grandchildren.