Timothy Allen Gilkerson, 51, of Elizabethtown died Thursday July 10, 2014, at his residence.
He was a native of Brooke County, West Virginia; and was a 1981 graduate of Thomas W. Harvey High School in Painesville, Ohio.
He moved to Kentucky with his future bride, Brenda Joy Evans Gilkerson, in 1988 and began his career as a barber on two military posts, Fort Campbell and Fort Knox. He was then proud father of Timmy, born in 1992, and Christopher, who was born in 1994 and later died in 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Brenda Joy Evans Gilkerson; a 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; a sister, Penny (Jeff) Bartlett; three nephews, Jayden Gilkerson, John David "Boomer" Evans and Johnny Evans; two nieces, Rachel Evans and Stephanie Evans; and Best Men, Brian Gilkerson and Jeff Young.
The funeral is at noon Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home. Burial follows in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continue after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.