He was born June 16, 1937, in Delta, to the late Virgil and Edna Hodge Ikerman. He and Georgia Mae Kirn were married Aug. 23, 1958, in Benton.
Delbert was a truck driver for Spalding Trucking Co. in Benton and was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton.
Survivors include his wife Georgia of Benton; one son, Kevin (Debbie) Ikerman of Benton; two daughters, Carla Sexton of Benton and Paula (Russ) Little of Jackson; two brothers, Don (Debbie) Ikerman of Perryville, Mo., and Jerry Ikerman of St. Louis; two sisters, Carolyn (Jim) Barlow and Nora (Tim) Johnson, both of Delta; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton. Parish rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the chapel, with the Rev. Michael Casteel officiating. Burial will be in St. Denis Cemetery in Benton.