Jerry Wilkinson, 63, Clarksdale passed away March 15, 2017.
Jerry was born on April 2 1953 to Rex and Lillie (Sweedman) Wilkinson of Hatfield, Missouri. He was a 1971 Graduate of Stanberry High School, and still holds a state record at the school for track. After that he entered the United States Air Force, serving for 6 years as an airplane mechanic.
On November 27, 1976 he married Cathy Heyde Wilkinson, who survives of the home. They traveled the country working for Herzog Railroad, until settling down. Jerry worked for the next 30 yrs for the Laborers Construction Hall in St. Joseph. He was Union President for 7 years.
Additional survivors include daughter Natalie and Michael Spiking. Jennifer Montoya. Grandchildren Emma, Hannah, Claira, Jacob, Jeffery, and Manuel. Siblings: Darlene and Burton Messner, Dave and Connie Wilkinson, Sharon and Ronnie Graham. In Laws: Ivalou Heyde, Tom and Fern Heyde, Mary Cameron, Karen and Kurt Lipanovich, Debbie and Craig Elder, Kevin and Tia Heyde. And many extended family members including A.R and Mary Wilkinson and Norman and Patricia Baker, as well as a host of friends.
Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, at Clarksdale Christian Church with burial in Oak Cemetery. Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 19 at the Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville. Memorial Contributions: Island City, Oak or Clarksdale Christian Church or Parkinson’s Foundation. Online condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com