Carlton Aaron Wilkes, 67, of Bahama, North Carolina, passed away suddenly on November 25, 2022. He was born April 9, 1955, in Durham to the late Aaron Wilkes and Dorothy Beasley who survives him.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a stepsister, Karen Hiller.
Carlton is survived by his mother Dorothy Beasley; brother, Ronnie Wilkes of Charlotte, NC and stepbrother, Lennie Beasley and wife Rona of Knoxville, TN.
Carlton had a passion for music. He enjoyed playing his guitar and played in several bands over the years. He was an avid Carolina Panthers fan and enjoyed occasional travel to their home games. He was employed with IBM for many years and later Flextronics for several years.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home followed by a funeral service 1:30 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel.
Serving as pallbearers will be David Pate, Mike Nichols, Mike White, Ronnie Williams, Kenneth Smith and Billy Clevenger.
Interment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park.
Flowers are acceptable or donation to the American Heart Association.