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Lake View Funeral Home & Lake View Memorial Gardens

5000 North Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, IL

OBITUARY

Donald "Teddy" L. Wilkerson

November 24, 1961November 16, 2019
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FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS- Donald “Teddy” Lloyd Wilkerson, 57, of Fairview Heights, IL, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 4:12 A.M. at Belleville Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Teddy was born November 24, 1961 in St. Charles, MO to Virgil Lloyd and Inez Marie (Colwell) Wilkerson. He married Connie Thompson on December 31, 2003 in Belleville, IL. She survives and resides in Fairview Heights, IL.

Also surviving is his daughter, Andrea Geiger of Fairview Heights, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, James Wilkerson.

Teddy proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from November 1984-April 1988.

Since 2011, Teddy had been employed as a security guard for ICL in St. Louis, MO. He loved collecting and shooting guns, animals, fishing, bird watching, playing classic video games, The Three Stooges, M*A*S*H, watching old games shows and flower gardening alongside his wife, Connie. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues fan. Teddy will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Memorial donations may be made to the Metro East Humane Society.

VISITATION: A visitation for Teddy will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, IL.

SERVICE: A memorial service will immediately follow the visitation, at 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Pastor Jeff Duncan will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded. Teddy’s family requests that all who attend Teddy’s service, feel free to wear St. Louis Blues or St. Louis Cardinals gear to represent his favorite teams.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 22, 2019
  • Memorial Service Friday, November 22, 2019

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Cheryl Jones

December 4, 2019

Connie, I am so sorry to hear of Donnie's passing. Jimmy and Donnie were our neighbors as kids in Barnhart. We were young and times were hard for our families. We spent summer nights playing hide and seek, catching lightening bugs, and going to the Drive In in Pevely. They had the best tire swing.

Curtids Udell

November 24, 2019

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