Gerald Wilkerson, age 83, of Dresden, passed away Monday, July 26, 2021 at AHC Healthcare in Union City. Graveside services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant View Cemetery near Latham. Burial immediately followed. Wilkerson was born September 14, 1937 in Obio, to the late Leo and Hadie Thomas Wilkerson. He was a electrician by trade. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sue Wilkerson; children, Matt (Angi) Jones, Shane (Lena) Wilkerson, Debbie (Gary) Casey, Julie (Robert) Baker, Sherrie (Joe) Hayden, Jennifer (Jason) Kemp and Sandi (Connie) Roudenbush; 21 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers; one sister; two children, Gerald Jr. and Margaret; and two grandchildren, Shane David Wilkerson and Glenn Casey. Online tributes may be left at www.bowlinfuneralhome.com.