J.C. Wilkerson, 78, of Eustis, Fla., formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at Orlando, Fla.
Born in Monett, Ark., he was a W.W. II U.S. Navy veteran and a farmer. He was a member of the D.A.V., the Am Vets and the VFW Post 8087 of Eustis.
Survivors include one son, Wayne Wilkerson, of Patterson, Mo.; four daughters, Sarah Stiver, of Mount Dora, Fla., Beverly L. Dykes, of Eustis, Toney Shoemaker, of Apopka, Fla. and Katha Wilkerson, of Adrian, Mich.; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 16, at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Lake and Sumter, 12300 Lane Park Road, Tavares, Fl. 32778.