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Obituary - Mr. Bobby Gene Wilkerson
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mr. Bobby Gene Wilkerson
Mr. Bobby Gene Wilkerson, age 66, passed away on September 13, 2021, at Jenkins County Medical Center.
    Bobby was born on October 18th, 1954, in Millen, Ga., and attended schools in Millen and Metter.
    He worked as a farmer and mechanic for many years with the Don Ray Newton family.
    Bobby was a loving father and grandfather and known as a very giving person, always willing to lend a hand.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Wilkerson and Helen Rachels Wilkerson; his wife, Isabella Wilkerson; as well as his sister, Cathy Wilkerson.
    He is survived by his two sons, Bobby (Joy) Wilkerson Jr. of Twin City, Ga.; and Thomas F. Wilkerson of Tacoma, Wash.; his four grandchildren, Joseph Wilkerson, Druanna Wilkerson, Zoey Womack and Dusty Quick; one great-grandchild, Laren Wilkerson; his two sisters and three brothers, as well as many nieces and nephews.
    A graveside service and burial will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Portal.
    Pallbearers will be Ben Newton, John Douglas Newton, Jimmy Myers and Mike Mills.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, September 14, 2021

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