(WADLEY) Graveside services for Ronnie Wilkerson, 70, of Wadley were Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Community Church Cemetery with the Rev. John Roberts officiating.

Mr. Wilkerson died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola.

Born in Clay County, he was a former resident of Gadsden for over 25 years and had lived in Clay County for the last 20 years. He worked for Foote Brothers' Flooring for over 35 years and was a member of Mt. Gilead Community Church. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, fishing, camping and gardening.

He is survived by his two daughters, Amanda Tapia of Talladega and Melinda Grant; two sons, William Wilkerson (Betty) of Roanoke and Donald Elkins of Wadley; sister, Anita Waldrep (Tim) of Wadley; brother, Paul Wilkerson (Bonnie) of Wadley; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis Sanford Wilkerson and Betty Sue Tidwell Wilkerson, and wife, Linda Joyce Wilkerson.

Pallbearers were T.J. Mulkey, Jason Wilkerson, Austin Grant, Gage Grant, Greg Wright and Henry Bates.

Online condolences may be left at benefieldfuneralhome.com

Benefield Funeral Home, Lineville.

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