James H. Wilkins

August 8, 1995 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 28) 28 Years Old

James Wilkins Obituary

James Henry Wilkins was born August 8th, 1995, to his loving parents Diane and Reginald Edwards. James also known as (Fatman) was a caring loving person with a big heart and loving spirit. He loved and trusted and believed in Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.

James was a devoted father to his children, Rhoyale Noah and London Dior, whom he cherished and loved dearly. He was very involved in their activities. They meant the absolute world to them and everything he did, wanted to do, or was trying to do, was for the benefit of his children.

To know James is to love James. He was silly, and always laughing and having fun. He loved life and those around him. He believed in family values and loved everyone in his own way. He always had an encouraging word of advice to give to you. He had a big heart with plenty of love for us all, and always a special place in his heart for football, he loved, played, and coached.

James also leaves to cherish his memory eight brothers, Jahlyn, Jahquaze, Hezekiah, Rontay, Marcus, Darick, Reggie, and Ralph; two sisters, Kayvaughn and Nijah; a host of nieces and nephews, aunties, Rose and Cynthia Wilkins; several uncles, many first and second cousins, and many friends that he loved.

James (Fatman) you will truly be missed, but never forgotten. May you rest in peace in the arms of Jesus. 1 Corinthians 16:13 – Stay awake, stand firm in your faith be brave, be strong.

A celebration of life will be held at 6:00 pm on Friday, December 8, 2023, at the Denning Family Funeral Home, 1330 E 4th Street, Mt. Vernon, IN. A visitation will take place from 4:00 pm until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the funeral home to help defray funeral expenses. Online condolences may be left at

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December 8, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Denning Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1330 E 4th St
Mount Vernon, Indiana 47620

Celebration of Life
December 8, 2023

6:00 PM
Denning Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1330 E 4th St
Mount Vernon, Indiana 47620


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