Earnest R. Wilkinson
April 30, 1928 - October 21, 2017
Earnest R. Wilkinson, 89, of Lafayette, IN, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2017 in Lafayette.
He was born on April 30, 1928 in Aurora, IL to the late Earnest F. and Ruth M. Wilkinson.
Earnest graduated from East Aurora High School in 1946 and received his Masters Degree from Governors State University in 1984.
On June 9, 1962, he married Phyllis J. in Aurora, IL.
Earnest taught History and Social Studies at Bremen High School in Midlothian, IL from 1962 to 1992. He enjoyed anything to do with history and assisted Midlothian with their Bicentennial Time Capsule in 1976.
Surviving are his sons, Earnest D. Wilkinson, Kevin J. Wilkinson, and Scott A. Wilkinson and his sister, Marion Wolf of Princeton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis J. Wilkinson.
Arrangements are pending at this time, please check back Tuesday.