Funeral services for Claudy Ray Wilkerson, 70, of Jeffersonville, IN, will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Legacy Funeral Center, 921 Main Street, Jeffersonville, with burial to follow at Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison, IN. Visitation will be held from 10 AM to 8 PM on Monday and after 9 AM on Tuesday at the funeral home. He passed away on February 17, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.
Claudy was born July 13, 1946. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Vietnam War and a member of the Charlestown American Legion. He retired from RAPP Construction in Louisville, KY.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Flossie Mae Napper Wilkerson; his longtime companion Janice Tinney Robards; his sister Linnie Hicke; brothers-in-law, Bruce Hickie, and Lt. Col. Bobby Michael.
He is survived by his children, Becky Shoots (Tony), Rob Robards (April), Lydia Jackson (Sterell), and Rhonda Garrett (Tim); brother, Thomas W. Wilkerson, Jr. (Judy); sisters, Mary Ellen Michael, and Betty Brinkley (Duke); nephews, Mike, Mark, Maury, and Matt and their spouses; nieces, Terrie, Missy, and Jenny and their spouses; grandchildren, Erica Jackson, Greg Robards, Trevor Kruer, Austin Robards, Marriah Hardin, Josh Masticola, Jesse Garrett, and Diana Garrett; great grandchildren, Jessica Garrett, Lily Garrett, and Bentley Robards.
Published on February 17, 2017