Fred Douglas Wilkerson, Jr.

January 14, 1943 ~ February 19, 2022 (age 79)


Fred Douglas Wilkerson, Jr., 79,  passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022 . He was born January 14, 1943 in Rutherford County, NC to the late Fred Douglas Wilkerson, Sr. and Helen Logan Wilkerson. 

Fred attended the Asheville public schools. He was a member of the football team and a graduate of  Stephens-Lee High School. He also attended Kittrell College. Fred married his high school sweetheart, Jeroline Graves. They moved to Detroit, MI with their family of five children, Bobby, Fredrick, Kevin and Denise, later having another son, Michael.

Fred worked hard to provide for his family as an auto mechanic with Dana Corporation for over 15 years. He enjoyed working on cars, bicycling, exercising and spending quality time with family and friends. Fred enjoyed life and would always go out of his way to help those in need. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sons, Frederick and Michael; daughter, Denise; sister, Linda Thomas. 

Left to cherish his memory are sons, Bobby and Kevin; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Fred's memory and legacy will continue to be remembered through his surviving children's lives and those who knew and loved him dearly.

A memorial service will be at 12:00 pm Saturday, March 5, 2022 in the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service.

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Memorial Service
March 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

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