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Obituary: Steven Douglas Wilkerson

Obituary: Steven Douglas Wilkerson

January 30th, 2019 in Obituaries

Steven Douglas Wilkerson, 66, of Fulton, went to his Heavenly home on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at University Hospital. He was born in Sikeston, Missouri on December 19, 1952, the son of the late Clyde Wilkerson and the late Treveal (Fowler) Wilkerson. Steve was united in marriage 26 years ago to Jo Ann (Klusman) Wilkerson who survives his passing. Steve earned his living working in maintenance at several companies. He was passionate about the outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time at his cabin. He could often be found watching old westerns and the St. Louis Cardinals or sitting on his front porch. Steve loved spending time with his grandchildren. Those remaining to mourn his passing include his wife, Jo Ann of Fulton; daughter, Brittney Vermillion (Jeremy) of Excelsior Springs; son, Jesse Woolfolk (Hillary) of Mexico; son, Jesse Woolfolk (Hillary) of Mexico; daughter, Brittney Vermillion (Jeremy) of Excelsior Springs; brothers, Carmen Wilkerson (Sharon), Doyle Wilkerson (Sandy) and Jerry Wilkerson, all of Auxvasse; sisters, Hazel Martin of O'Fallon, Mabel Selph of Dardenne, and Eve Garner of Mexico; grandchildren, Chevelle, Charlotte and Sophia Vermillion, and Lillian and Hailey Woolfolk; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Thomas, Norman, Jeff, and Kermit; and sisters, Patricia Mischnick, Wanda Garner, Norma Arehart, and Jobina Bridges. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton with Pastor Mark Kummer officiating. Friends will be received from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children's Hospital, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.