Wallace Ray Wilkerson

Wallace Ray Wilkerson,64, passed away March 11, 2020 in the Exumas, Bahamas from injuries received in a boating accident.

Wally was born September 16, 1955 in Kansas City, Missouri.  He lived most of his life in Kearney, Mo.  He graduated from Kearney High School in 1973 and later from CMSU.

Wally is survived by his wife, Deborah, of 36 years; daughter, Courtney; step-son, Christopher George (Kimberly);  grandchildren, Corey, Grayson, and Addison; mother, Betty Wilkerson; sisters, Brenda Wilkerson, Betty Joy Leighton, and Mary Simpson; and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wallace Wilkerson.

Wally had recently retired and living his dream sailing the Bahamas and beyond.  He enjoyed spending time with friends and family, scuba diving and was a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor.

Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020, with Celebration of Life at 3 p.m. at the Kearney Methodist Church, Kearney, Mo.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Turtle Hospital, 2396 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL  33050.

Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.

Our Sincere Condolences

Court and family,
I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you all. Sending prayers.
Vicki Williams

Hi Courtney and the Wilkerson Family,
I’m so sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine how you feel. Know you are prayed for. May God bring you the peace above all understanding and joy and may His joy be your strength as the scriptures say.
Remember, enternity is but moments away.
Juan Hellmer-Mena

Deb I’m so very sad to hear this news about your husband. Just found out today. Please know your in my prayers and words just can’t be said to tell you how so very sad I feel  for you and your family.
Debbie Johnson