Darrel Wilkerson


Darrel Wilkerson, 70, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Homestead Health and Rehabilitation Center in Garden City.

Darrel Wilkerson, 70, died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Homestead Health and Rehabilitation Center in Garden City.

He was born June 5, 1943, in Dodge City, to Glen B. and Hazel Von Hemal Wilkerson.

A Garden City resident since 1970, Mr. Wilkerson was the truck foreman for the Finney County Road Department for 30 years. He enjoyed bowling, playing the lottery, his daily coffee group at IHOP, his dogs Tigger and Tisha, and especially enjoyed picking up his grandkids from school and being the delivery person for them and other people.

On June 10, 1962, he married Nancy Lane in Syracuse. She survives. Other survivors include two daughters, Tammy Ryan and Kathy Wilkerson, both of Garden City; a son, Tony Wilkerson of Garden City; a brother, Gary Wilkerson of Wichita; a sister, Maxine Malone of Oregon; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson.

A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Garden City.

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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