Jimmy Donovan Wilkerson
June 24, 1944 – November 29, 2019
Jimmy Donovan Wilkerson, 75, of Canton, TX passed away Friday, November 29, 2019.
He was born June 24, 1944 in Athens, TX to JM Wilkerson and Violet Geraldine Mayne.
Jimmy grew up in the Little Hope community and graduated from Canton High School in 1963. Jimmy loved fishing. He worked as a mechanic and enjoyed driving the countryside while listening to the buy, sell and trade program on the radio. Jimmy was a member of Little Hope Baptist Church.
He is survived by his Significant Other, Joyce Eakin; Daughter, Billie Bridges & Martin Torres; Son, Matt & April Wilkerson; Daughter, Crystal & Jimmy Giles; Daughter, Lana & Corey Parker; Grandsons: Scotty, Dustin, and Trevor; Granddaughters: Violet and Corynn; Step-Daughter, Jennifer & Daniel Park; and Step-Granddaughter, Sailor Park.
Jimmy is preceded in death by his Parents, JM & Violet Wilkerson; and Granddaughters: Courtney & Arianna.
- Billie Bridges & Martin Torres, Daughter
- Matt & April Wilkerson, Son & Daughter-in-law
- Crystal & Jimmy Giles, Daughter & Son-in-law
- Lana & Corey Parker, Daughter & Son-in-law
- Scotty, Dustin, & Trevor, Grandsons
- Violet, Corynn, Joyce & Sailor Park, Granddaughters
- Jennifer & Daniel Park, Step-Daughter
- J. M. Wilkerson, Father (deceased)
- Violet Geraldene Mayne Wilkerson, Mother (deceased)
- Courtney & Arianna, Granddaughters (deceased)