Large crowd expected for pilot's funeral

THE funeral service of a gyrocopter pilot, who was killed in a crash east of Nowra, on March 16 will be staged this Wednesday.

Ken Wilkinson, 65, a well-known local businessman, of South Nowra died when his gyrocopter crashed into farmland west on Mayfield Road, near the Brundee Swamp.

A large crowd of mourners is expected to attend Mr Wilkinson’s funeral at the Nowra City Church, in McMahons Road, North Nowra from 11am.

He is survived by his wife Mary and children Tamara and Kane.

In lieu of flowers, donations to cancer research would be appreciated.

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