David Andrew Wilkinson

June 30, 1956 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 63)


Youngstown – David Andrew Wilkinson, 63, formerly of Salem, died Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at his home following a long illness.

Mr. Wilkinson was born June 30, 1956 in Bellevue, Ohio, a son of the late Robert and Alice Saxton Wilkinson.  He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from The College of Brockport, State University of New York in 1977.  He was a news reporter for the Morning Journal, Lisbon from 1975-1980; the Salem News and East Liverpool Review from 1980-1983; and last at the former Youngstown Vindicator from 1983-2011.  He was a member of the Abundant Life Fellowship, New Waterford.

He is survived by a brother, James R. Wilkinson.

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