Obituary – Ed Wilkerson

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Ed Wilkerson

On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Ed Wilkerson, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at the age of 73.

Ed was born on February 13, 1946, in Binger, OK, to Orval and Veva (Smith) Wilkerson.

After graduation from El Reno High School, Ed enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.

After receiving an honorable discharge, he worked as an Electronics Technician for Tinker Air Force Base for 24 years. On December 19, 1966, he married Jo Ann Hawkins and together, they raised two sons, Edward and Bobby.

Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Orval and Veva; brother, Jim, and sisters, Evelyn Robbins and Ellen Cox. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann and sons, Edward and Bobby (Kristi). Our beloved PaPa will also be fondly remembered by his 3 grandchildren, Joshua, Daniel and Abby; great-grandson, Chandler, and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Visitation will begin on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Yanda & Son Funeral Home, Yukon, with family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Viewing will also be on Friday, August 23, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until service time.

Funeral service will be held Friday, August 23, at 2:00, at Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Yukon, OK, with interment following at the El Reno Cemetery, El Reno, OK.

To leave online condolences, please visit www.yandafuneral.com. Services are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, OK.