Mr. Wilkerson died following a long illness at 3:35 a.m. on Friday, May 4, 2012, at his home in Cadiz.
He was born on July 23, 1942, in Munfordville to the late Bailey Columbus Wilkerson and Zula Elizabeth Miller Wilkerson.
Larry was of the Methodist faith. He was retired from General Motors as a parts supervisor. He was a United States Army veteran and Army National Guard veteran.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Eugene Wilkerson.
He is survived by two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Boston of Wetumpka, Ala. and Lynn Michele Marin of Cadiz; one son, Larry Wilkerson, Jr., and wife Gina of Vine Grove; one daughter, Julia Hall and husband Mark of Virginia Beach, Va.; five grandchildren, Justin Hall of Virginia Beach, Va., Ashley Hall Weddle of Ridgecrest, Calif., Matthew Hall of Virginia Beach, Va., Randall Wilkerson of Louisville and Dustin Wilkerson of Vine Grove; one great-grandchild, Riley Anne Hall of Virginia Beach, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Dannye Wagner, 218 Canton Lakeshore Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211.