Mr. Cantrell Wilkes



Irvington Town, NJ

Cantrell Lamont “Tariq” Wilkes, was born on February 27, 1974 to Horace Rollins and Deloris Thornton in Newark, New Jersey. He departed this life on Saturday February 17, 2018, in Newark,New Jersey.

Cantrell attended Northern Nash High School and received his associate’s degree in Computer Technology from the Chub Institute in Jersey City, New Jersey. Cantrell found his Muslim faith in his early 20's.

Cantrell leaves to cherish his memory his wife,Tracy Wilkes, two special loves, Kiana Carter and Asia Mac; seven children, Rashad, Jasmine, Briyana, Aliyah, Anastasha, Quamel and Samaad; four grandchildren, Zayvion, Jaylen, Jaquez and Karter; his parents,
Deloris Thornton and Horace Rollins; two sisters, Sabrina (Sherman) and Theresa (Alvin) both of Knightdale, NC; three brothers, Kevin, Sharod, Andrei, and ; a special aunt, Marion Smith; a special niece, La'Shae Morris; grandparents, Caris and Curtis Bennett; stepparents, Harold Thornton and Barbara Hughes, and a hosts of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A Visitation for Mr. Wilkes will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in the Rocky Mount Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home, 325 Nash St., Rocky Mount, NC. The interment will take place immediately following the service in Pineview Cemetery in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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