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Odie David Wilkinson

February 11, 1942 ~ May 23, 2017 (age 75)
Odie David Wilkinson, age 75 of Clarksville, died Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, May 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Carroll officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery with military honors and Dale Wilkinson, Derek Wilkinson, David Wilkinson, Richard Wilkinson, Tad Wilkinson, Drew Pace, and Jonathan Walford serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Wilkinson, Floyd Wilkinson, Brodie Wilkinson, Sr., Ed Gribbens, Joe Russell, Lester Barnes, and Brent Barbee. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 5 until 8 PM and Monday from 11 AM until the hour of service.
Mr. Wilkinson was born February 11, 1942 in Sumner County to the late Clarence L. and Joann Conaly Wilkinson. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he obtained the rank of Senior Master Sargent and was known by most as Chief Wilkinson. He served seven campaigns in Vietnam and was an agent orange veteran. He attended Faith Outreach Church and had worked as Food Service Director at Logan Memorial Hospital, Food Service Director at Montgomery County Nursing Home, and was co-owner and operator of Wilkinson Variety Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Joe Wilkinson; sister-in-law, Mavella Wilkinson; nephew, Mike Wilkinson; niece, Sylvia Ann Wilkinson; father-in-law, Rev. John D. Russell; and mother-in-law, Faye Barbee Byrns.
He is survived by his wife, Serena Russell Wilkinson of Clarksville; sons, Dale Wilkinson and wife Susan of Collierville and Derek Wilkinson and wife Heather of Richmond Hills, GA; daughters, Deborah Wilkinson of Collierville, Tracy Wilkinson Pace and husband Greg of Collierville, and Erica Wilkinson and Jeremy Tucker of Clarksville; brothers, Brodie Wilkinson of Springfield, Wayne Wilkinson and wife Wanda of Springfield, and Floyd Wilkinson of Hendersonville; adopted family, Bernard Westover, III, Andrea Bundy, and Jonathan Walford; and twelve grandchildren.


Cemetery Details

Elmwood Cemetery
Richard Street
Springfield, TN, 37172

Visitation

MAY 28. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

Visitation

MAY 29. 11:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

Funeral Service

MAY 29. 1:00 PM

Robertson County Funeral Home

2201 Memorial Blvd.

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

Burial

MAY 29

Elmwood Cemetery

Richard Street

Springfield, TN, US, 37172

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