Dennis Anthony Wilkes, age 59, of Winder, GA, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. During his life, he worked as a truck driver for Crown Lift and Trucks. Dennis was a United States Army veteran and a member of First Baptist Church Winder. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack Charles and Betty Jo Wilkes; daughter, Candi Passmore; brother, Ricky Wilkes; and a grandchild. Survivors include his wife, Brenda Wilkes; son, Christopher Wilkes of Kentucky; four step-sons, Jerry Martin of Winder, Dwayne Martin of Jefferson, GA, Michael Martin of Bethlehem, GA, and Shane Martin of Illinois; three sisters, Nancy Moon of Dallas, TX, Brenda Murphy of Griffin, GA, Linda Waters of Barnesville, GA; six grandchildren and nine step grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6-9:00 pm at Smith Funeral Home, Winder, on Thursday, April 4, 2013. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home on Friday, April 5, 2013 with Reverend Kevin Page officiating. The burial will follow the service at Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery, Jefferson, GA. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.