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William Wilkerson Jr


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William Wilkerson Jr Obituary
Saluda, NC - - William (Bill) Marvin Wilkerson, Jr., age 77, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018. Bill lived in Saluda, NC, with his wife, Betty, whom he affectionately called "Blue".
Born July 11, 1940, in Greenwood, SC, Bill was the son of the late William Marvin and Musette Power Wilkerson.
Bill was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed time with his family, hiking, traveling, and sharing stories on the porch in Saluda. He was a gifted woodworker, building or renovating many things such as blue bird houses, hand turned candle sticks, chicken coops and houseboats.
He is survived by Betty Grice Wilkerson, his loving wife of 52 years; two daughters, Shannon Wilkerson Wilson (Bill) and Katherine Wilkerson, both of Greenville, SC; one sister, Sara Ann Wight of Amelia Island, FL; and 4 grandchildren, William, Rose, Mae, and Holmes, who adored their granddaddy.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 30, 2018, at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Saluda, NC, with Father Jim Dannals officiating.
Memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice: Four Seasons Foundation Office, 221 N. Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 72 Charles St, Saluda, NC 28773.
An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com
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Published in The Times-News from June 26 to June 27, 2018
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