Peter Wilkinson has passed
Peter Wilkinson, one of the Barbados’ more popular radio personalities and broadcasters died this morning at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital after ailing for some time.
Wilkinson, 67, brother of noted sports commentator Sam Wilkinson and uncle of Barry A. Wilkinson, Managing Director Line & Length Inc. left Barbados to work with London Transport System in the late sixties; then it was onto Montreal where he did his Bachelors’s Degree in Political Science at Concordia University and also a number of courses that led to his career in broadcasting.
He also worked at radio CJAD for a number of years before returning home to work at the then Barbados Rediffusion. He then went to Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (Sales) before taking up freelance broadcasting.
Peter, who retired two years ago, passed away around 11 a.m. and also leaves to mourn his two children Guy, who was in to see him yesterday, and Angelique of Montreal. (JS)