Larry C. Wilkerson, 78, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 12:33 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at his home. He was born on September 9, 1943, to Richard and Wilma (Faust) Wilkerson in Wabash, Indiana.
Larry was a 1962 graduate of Wabash High School. He served in the United States Navy. He served on the Wabash City Fire Department from 1971 to 1995, then retiring in 1995. He then worked for Dana Corp. in Andrews, Indiana, then worked for Hileman’s Heating and Cooling. He was a member of the American Legion Post 15 of Wabash and a member of the American Legion Riders of Wabash.
Larry is survived by one son, Drew (Molly) Wilkerson of Stevensville, Michigan; one daughter, Emily King of Wabash, Indiana; four grandchildren, Alexa (Jake) Dials, Keaton Wilkerson, Edison (Kennedy) King, Gracie Mae Wilkerson; four great-grandchildren, Ella King, Kassius Dials, Koda Dials, Kaliber Dials; two sisters, Sharon (Michael) Fisher of Wabash, Indiana, Gaye Lynn (Steve) Orr of Wabash, Indiana; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was proceeded in death by one son, Andrew Wilkerson, and his parents.
Funeral Services will be at 12 p.m. on Tuesday June 21, 2022, at McDonald Funeral Homes 231 Falls Ave. Wabash, Indiana 46992 with Pastor David Phillips officiating. Private family graveside services will follow at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 10-12 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to be directed to the American Legion Post 15 in care of McDonald Funeral Homes.
McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Larry Wilkerson's final arrangements.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com
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