Robert Wilkerson

MAY - Robert Wilkerson, 78, died May 15, 2017. Graveside services were May 18, at Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton. He was born May 26, 1938, in Lamesa to Oda and Gladys Wilkerson. He graduated from Stanton High School. He married Jeannie Howell Oct. 2, 1959 in Midland. He was employed by Pan American Petroleum as a geologist in 1959 and later transferred to production operations. He retired in 1987 from Amoco Production as a senior drilling superintendent. His achievements during his career were a great source of pride to him and his family. He made lifelong friends and lasting relationships with the people he worked with. He was well respected in his field of expertise and being a great source of knowledge, was always available and eager to give advice and guidance to his family and friends in the industry after retirement. He enjoyed fishing, leatherwork and mentoring his children and grandchildren in literature, history and politics. Survivors include daughters Terri Davis and husband Ricky of Mountain Home, Toni Musick and husband Jesse of Spicewood, Cody Simmons and spouse Tim Greeson of Odessa, and Heather Angel of Gardendale; son Shannon Wilkerson and wife Janis of Eldorado; grandchildren Mitch Wilkerson and wife Courtney and Cole Wilkerson and wife Codi all of San Angelo and Remy Angel of San Angelo; great grandchildren, Molly, Jaxon, Hudson and Makaylen Wilkerson. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Jeanie.

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