Timothy Allen Gilkerson, 51, of Elizabethtown, Ky., died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at his residence.
He was a native of Brooke County, W.V.; and was a 1981 graduate of Thomas W. Harvey High School in Painesville. He moved to Kentucky with future bride Brenda Joy Evans Gilkerson in 1988, and began his career as a barber on two military bases, Fort Campbell and Fort Knox. He was the proud father of Timmy born in 1992, and Christopher born in 1994, who later died in 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Brenda Joy Evans Gilkerson; his son, Timothy Allen Gilkerson, Jr. of Elizabethtown; parents, Mike and Ellen Gilkerson; a brother, Ryan Gilkerson all of Painesville; three brother-in-laws, Tom (Lindsey) Evans, Dave (Cindy) Evans, and Doug (Beth) Evans; sibling, Penny (Jeff) Bartlett; nephews, Jayden Gilkerson, David John ""Boomer"" Evans, Johnny Evans; nieces, Rachel Evans and Stephanie Evans; and Best Men, Brian Gilkerson and Jeff Young.
There will be a memorial service at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Community Christian Church, 370 Hale Road, Painesville.
There will be a short visitation starting at noon.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.
Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 15, 2014