Russell Leon Wilkerson, 81, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away peacefully Feb. 3, 2018 at his home in Duncan, in the care of his loving wife Elaine.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Don Grantham Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Russell Leon Wilkerson was born on October 12, 1936 in Norman, Oklahoma to Hazel Lorrine (Greg) and Merle Victor Wilkerson. He married the love of his life, Elaine Lena Combs on September 14, 1954 in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Russell retired as a superintendent after 25 years of service with Brown and Root, a heavy equipment construction company.
He was a member of the Ray of Hope Church.
Russell is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Elaine Wilkerson of the home; his sister, Jimmie Ruth Schat and a brother, Ronald Wilkerson, both of Norman, Oklahoma.
Russell was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Betty Jo Maw and Catherine Howard; and two brothers, Earl and Merle Wilkerson.
Online condolences may be left to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com
A service summary is not available