Robert Irvin "Bob" Wilkerson Jr.


September 25, 2017

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Robert Irvin "Bob" Wilkerson Jr.

Robert Irvin "Bob" Wilkerson Jr., 93, of Brevard, passed away Sept. 23, 2017.

A native of Roanoke, Va., he was the son of Robert I. Wilkerson Sr. and Margaret Garrett Wilkerson.

He grew up in Bristol and Bluefield, Va., and served in the 13th Armored Division during World War II.

He earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech and worked as an engineer for Fieldcrest Mills in Eden, N.C.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Virginia Adeline "Addie" Wilkerson.

He is survived by his daughter, Mary Arnaudin, and husband, Steven, of Brevard; son, Robert I. Wi...

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