Kelvin Wildman

Obituary of Kelvin Wildman

Kelvin H. Wildman, died unexpectedly April 18, 2018. A devoted husband, son, father, and brother, Kelvin was active and loved the outdoors. Whether hiking the 46 highest peaks in the Adirondacks with fall and winter being his favorite camping seasons, riding with friends in the Blackfly Challenge, the Ididaride, the Highlander, or just for fun, running or cross country skiing, he was always looking for ways to find new challenges. Kelvin received his BSME from Virginia Tech and work in the Rochester area as a mechanical design engineer. During his career he was awarded 14 patents. He leaves behind his wife, Donna Hickling; daughter, Keena Wildman; mother, Elsie Wildman; brother, Kenneth (Lynda) Wildman; sisters Lynne and Laurie; many relatives and close friends.

Friends may call 5 to 8pm Monday April 23rd, at the Merton H. Kays Funeral Home, Inc. 59 Monroe Street where Services will be held 10 am Tuesday. Burial following the service at the McGrawville cemetery in McGraw, NY. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the Adirondack Mountain Club; Camp Point Counterpoint or the Rochester Nordic Ski Foundation To light a candle in remembrance of Kelvin, please visit