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Bobby L. Wilkerson

February 28, 1937 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 84)

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McDuffie County

Mr. Bobby L. Wilkerson, 84, of Thomson, Georgia, went home to be with his Lord on September 13, 2021. 

Bobby was born in Hancock County, raised in Warren County and moved to McDuffie County as a teenager.  He is preceded in death by his parents Gussie Wilkerson and Josie Cooper Wilkerson; his son, Danny Wilkerson; his brothers W. G. Wilkerson and Jody Wilkerson; his sister, Oria Sumrall; and his grandson, Will Smith.  Mr. Wilkerson is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jane Cato Wilkerson of Thomson; his daughter, Kristy Smith (Chris) of Thomson; his brother, Ernest Wilkerson of Ellerslie; his sisters, Alice Spitz of Thomson and Margie Holton of Augusta; and his grandsons Thomas Wilkerson (Virginia) of Milledgeville and Taylor Smith of Thomson.  

He was a member of the Old Frontier Church and a founding board member of The Old Frontier.  Bobby ran McCommons Dairy, was a sewing machine mechanic at Camak Manufacturing, a mechanic at Kingsley Mill, Thomson Company, Garland and Health Tex.  He enjoyed tinkering, carving, whittling, enjoyed working on cars and especially loved his Lord, his family and his friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at The Old Frontier, 1965 Old Milledgeville Road, Thomson, Georgia on Thursday afternoon, September 16, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Chris Smith officiating and the interment following.  The family will receive friends following the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Old Frontier, P. O. Box 1714, Thomson, Georgia, 30824.

Per CDC requirements, the family will be observing social distancing, and masks are requested and appreciated.  Due to the current national health concern, the family would appreciate phone calls, cards, texts, and e-mails.

Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mr. Bobby L. Wilkerson.

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Funeral Service
September 16, 2021

3:00 PM
The Old Frontier
1965 Old Milledgeville Road
Thomson, GA 30824

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