He was born January 12, 1951 in Monticello to the late Herschell Eugene Wilkerson and Martha Nell Collins Wilkerson.
He was a pastor who served at Anderson Chapel Baptist Church. His hobbies included playing baseball and softball, hunting and fishing, and serving as a volunteer fireman with the Monticello Fire Department and rescue unit. However, his greatest love was his Lord and telling others about the good news of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mickey Wilkerson.
Survivors include his wife, Sherry Lynn Hamilton Wilkerson of Tyro; one daughter, Tara Wilkerson of Monticello; one son, Amos Wilkerson of Tyro; two brothers, Bill Wilkerson of Tyro and Ricky Wilkerson of Monticello; and two grandchildren, Cole Wilkerson and Layne Wilkerson.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with Rev. Zan Pierce and Rev. Tony Wells officiating. Burial will follow in Tyro Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. prior to the service.