The Rev. Henry Russell will officiate the services. Burial will follow in Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz.
Mr. Wilkerson died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, March 28, 2010 at Bradford Height in Hopkinsville of natural causes.
Mr. Wilkerson was born June 27, 1934 in Trigg County. He was the son of the late Henry Wilkerson Sr. and Izora Acree Wilkerson.
Mr. Wilkerson was a farmer. He worked for Brunson Farms and Hancock Farms. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Milton and Henry Wilkerson.
Survivors include his wife, Bettye F. Wilkerson of Gracey; one daughter, Margaret Henry of Hopkinsville; nine sons, Willie Wilkerson Jr. of Hopkinsville, Kenneth (Jackie) Wilkerson of Princeton, William Wilkerson of Hopkinsville, Tony Wilkerson of Gracey, Bruce (Markeeta) Wilkerson of Hopkinsville, Jeffery Wilkerson of Hopkinsville and Bart, Kurt and Greg Brunson of Hopkinsville; three sisters, Alma Coleman and Lucy Mae McKnight, both of Hopkinsville, and Minnie Coleman of Trigg County; one brother, Rufus “Rip” Wilkerson (Elizabeth) of Trigg County, and 15 grandchildren.