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Paul “Butch” W. Wilkey

Mr. Paul “Butch” W. Wilkey of Nashville, departed this life at the Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:55 AM. He had attained the age of 72 years and 20 days.

Mr. Wilkey was born on January 23, 1944, the son of Paul and Lorine (Nadolski) Wilkey.

Butch owned and operated the Nashville Bowling Alley for many years. He later worked as a self-employed electrician and disc jockey. He was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church in Nashville.

Left to mourn his passing are his three sons, Rob Wilkey of Paletto, Fla., Chad Wilkey of Fenton, Mo. and Brian Wilkey of Lompoc, Calif.; a daughter, Jennifer Ferrara of Millstadt; a brother, James Wilkey and wife Robin of Nashville; a sister, Ann Sachteleben of Nashville; seven grandchildren, Brandon, Alex, Ryan, Emily, Colton, Noah and Van; nieces, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Bob Wilkey.

Per the wishes of Paul and his family, cremation will be performed. There will be no public services.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the St. Judes Children’s Hospital and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

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