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Russell Leon Wilkerson, 81, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away peacefully at his home in Duncan, Oklahoma in the care of his loving wife Elaine. Following Russell's wishes there will be a private memorial service set for a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.

Russell Leon Wilkerson was born on October 12, 1936 in Norman, Oklahoma to Merle Victor Wilkerson and Hazel Loriene (Greg) Wilkerson. He married the love of his life Elaine Lena Combs on September 14, 1954 in Witchita Falls, Texas. Russell worked as a superintendent over heavy construction with Brown and Root for 25 years. 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 one brother, Ronald Wilkerson. Russell is preceded by two sisters, Betty Jo Maw and Catherine Howard; two brothers, Earl and Merel Wilkerson; and his parents.

Condolences may be left to the family at: www.granthamfuneralhomes.com
Published on February 9, 2018
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