Jeffrey Levon Wilks
Jeffrey Levon Wilks
  • October 1, 1962 - March 10, 2017
  • Valrico, Florida

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Senior Sergeant Jeffrey LeVon Wilks #734, was born October 1, 1962 to the union of the late Moses Wilks and Jacqueline Delores Gardner Wilks in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. His early school years were attended in Broward County Schools before moving to Tampa, Florida with his family in the summer of 1976. Jeffrey graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1980 and attended University of South Florida graduating in 1987 with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences. From there he entered the Tampa Police Academy where he successfully completed the academy and went on the join the Tampa Police Department. While working for the City of Tampa Police he rose through the ranks to become a Senior Sergeant soon to retire devoting 30 years of service to the department. Jeffrey played soccer, tennis and loved to travel and be with his family and friends. Jeff was called home on March 10, 2017 to be with the Lord. He is survived by his loving mother, Jacqueline Wilks; sister, Cheryl Wilks and nephew, Alvin (Tre`) Young III, all of Tampa, Florida, numerous family, friends, TPD and PBA. The family will receive friends from 6-7pm, Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Seminole Heights Baptist Church, 801 E. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa with a 10am service the following day at the church. Burial to follow the service at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at