Wilkerson,  Carr Lane Sr.

Wilkerson, Carr Lane Sr.

Male 1932 - 2017  (85 years)

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  • Name Wilkerson, Carr Lane  [1
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 6 Jan 1932  Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    DNA Testing Company Ancestry 
    Military United States Air Force 
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    Died 6 Oct 2017  Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Lafayette General Medical Center
    1214 Coolidge St.
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70503 
    Obituary 9 Oct 2017  Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Martin & Castille Funeral Home 
    • Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. at a Memorial Mass in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist for Carr Lane Wilkerson, (age 85), who passed away on October 6 at 7:40 a.m. at Lafayette General Hospital. Inurnment will be in St. John Cemetery, Garden Mausoleum I.

      The Very Reverend Chester C. Arceneaux, VF, Rector of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist will be the Celebrant of the Mass and will conduct the services. Reverend Monsignor Keith DeRouen will serve as Con Celebrant. Musical selections will be "How Great Thou Art," "One Bread, One Body", "On Eagles' Wings" and "Amazing Grace", performed by Tom Neil, Cathedral Organist.

      Survivors include his beloved wife of 56 years, Marella Stoute Wilkerson, of Lafayette: two sons, Carr Lane Wilkerson, Jr. of Lafayette; Gifford Damian Wilkerson and his wife Julie Kitto of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Charlotte Wilkerson Gajewski of Fort Worth, Texas; six grandchildren, Cecilia, Hayden, Kyle and Lillian Wilkerson; and Brianna and Carson Gajewski.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Hazel Dunn Wilkerson; one grandson, Damian Todd Gajewski; and a brother, Claude Dan Wilkerson.

      Born January 6, 1932 in Alexandria, he graduated from Bolton High School in 1948, and Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in Geology in 1953. He was a U.S. Air Force Pilot from 1953-1958 rated in mulit-engine fixed wing and helicopter instrument rated. He was enrolled in the LSU Geology Graduate School from 1958-59. He came to Lafayette in 1959 and worked for Shell Oil Company in the Exploration Department. He was employed by Trans-Asia Engineering between 1962 to 1966 as Manager of its Korean and Philippine offices. In 1966, he co-founded mulitple export oriented companies in San Francisco, CA. After retiring in 1982, he returned with his family to Lafayette.

      In lieu of flowers the family requests donation be made to the Msgr. Bodin Cemetery Endowment or the charity of your choice. Honorary pallbearers are Carr Lane Wilkerson, Jr., Gifford and Julie Wilkerson, Charlotte Wilkerson Gajewski, Fred Stoute, Ralph Willis, Carl Richard and Lewis O. Lauve.

      View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com <http://www.mourning.com/>


      Martin & Castille - DOWNTOWN, 330 St. Landry Street Lafayette, LA. 70506 337-234-2311
    Reference Number 387900 
    Buried Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    St. John the Evangelist Cemetery & Mausoleum
    511 Cathedral Street
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70501 
    Notes 
    • ** US Air Force veteran
    Person ID I387900  Our Family 2018
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2018 

    DNA Tests  atDNA-A800077 Wilkerson, Carr Lane Sr.
    atDNA-A866366 Living

    Father Wilkerson, Claude Deville,   b. 5 Jun 1903, Hot Wells, Rapides, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1948  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Dunn, Hazel,   b. 3 Apr 1908, Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1997, Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Family ID F181338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Stoute, Marie Marella 
    Children 
     1. Wilkerson, Carr Lane Jr.
     2. Wilkerson, Gifford Damian
     3. Wilkerson, Charlotte
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2017 23:10:00 
    Family ID F140940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1932 - Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    Lafayette General Medical Center
    1214 Coolidge St.
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70503 - 6 Oct 2017 - Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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    Link to Google MapsObituary - Martin & Castille Funeral Home - 9 Oct 2017 - Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    St. John the Evangelist Cemetery & Mausoleum
    511 Cathedral Street
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70501 - - Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S126] Martin & Castille Funeral Home, Martin & Castille Funeral Home, ((http://www.mourning.com/)), accessed 09 Oct 2017), Entry for Carr Lane Wilkerson; http://www.mourning.com/obituaries/Carr-Wilkerson/#!/Obituary. (Reliability: 3), 9 Oct 2017.