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William (Bill) Hershel Wilkerson

February 23, 1936 — August 18, 2020

William (Bill) Hershel Wilkerson, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Mary Wilkerson and his wife, Naomi Bohannon Wilkerson.

He is survived by his children: Joe Wilkerson (Diane) of Cincinnati; and Janice Wilkerson of Lakeside Park, Kentucky; and his granddaughter: Amy Wilkerson of Cincinnati.

He was a lifelong member of Union Baptist Church, was retired from General Electric as a manager of Inventory, volunteered for Mended Hearts after his own bypass surgery, loved playing golf, all things UK Wildcats, and bragging about his children and granddaughter.

Pallbearers are: Paul Hill, Daryl Kemper, Wayne Rucker, Joe Sams, Terry Sams, and Stacey Stivers.

Donations can be made to Covington Partners, PO Box 0426, Covington, Kentucky 41012 (mycovingtonpartners.org), a nonprofit founded by Bill’s daughter Janice that supports Covington children; or the American Heart Association, 300 S Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 (heart.org).

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Sholar Funeral Home of Pleasureville. Rev. Bob Litton will officiate. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of services on Sunday. Burial will be in Defoe Cemetery.

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Sunday, August 23, 2020

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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