Gene “Dillard” Wilkerson, Sr, age 80, was a native of Andalusia, AL, a lifelong resident of Bayou La Batre, AL, and a US Navy Veteran, departed this life on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at his home in Grand Bay.
He is preceded in death by his “Darling” of 47 years, Judy Wilkerson; his parents, Chester Wilkerson and Eniese Daughtry; his two children, Elsie and Greg Wilkerson; two grandchildren, Katie Scarlett Wilkerson and “Little Randy” Wilkerson; sister, Joann Johnson.
He is survived by his children: Gene “Junior” Wilkerson, Jr., Michael “Randy” (Margret) Wilkerson, Daniel Wilkerson, Julie Darice Seaman, Joseph (Lauren) Wilkerson, stepchildren: Walter Williams, Jr., Susan Williams; 23 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; one brother: Chris Daughtry; and many other relatives and friends.
A “Memorial Service” will be Saturday, February 1, 2020, 12noon until 1pm at Bayou Wesleyan Church.
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