March 7, 1933 – February 3, 2021
Willie Gene Wilkerson, Sr. was born in Latch Community of Upshur County, Texas March 7, 1933 and passed away February 3, 2021 in a local hospital. Mr. Wilkerson is survived by sons, Mike Wilkerson, Willie Gene Wilkerson, Jr., and Tristan Wilkerson; daughter, Jeannie McClanahan; step sons, Paul Self, Robert Self and Dan Medrano; one step daughter, Karron Fitch. Mr. Wilkerson is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Frank Wilkerson and Georgia Gleason Wilkerson; one brother, Alvin Wilkerson; one sister, Ollie Gill; and his wife, Dorothy Mae Wilkerson. Mr. Wilkerson, a U. S. Army Veteran served during the Korean Conflict. Services are under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home, Longview.