|Birth: ||Jul. 24, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 22, 2013|
Miami— Edward R. "Eddie" Wilburn, 91, died Tuesday. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Buzzard Cemetery, Grove. Nichols, Grove.
Edward "Eddie" R. Wilburn, age 91, Miami, Okla. passed away Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at Integris Baptist Regional Hospital in Miami, Okla. after a short illness.
He was born July 24, 1922 to James and Effie Paige Wilburn in Winder, Ga., where he grew up and attended school. In 1946 he joined the U.S. Army. He proudly served in Sai Pan as a Tech Sergeant in the Signal Corp. Early in his Army career he was stationed at Camp Crowder in Neosho, Mo. While stationed there he visited Miami, Okla. and met the love of his life, Wilma Jones. They were married in 1947 in Miami, Okla. After the military, the couple made their home in Miami. Eddie worked in production for Goodrich for 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of the VFW and he and his wife were avid bowlers.
Eddie was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Wilma in 2011 and one brother, Howard Wilburn.
Graveside services to be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at Buzzard Cemetery. Pastor Thomas Hawkins to officiate. Services under the care of Nichols Funeral Service, Grove, Okla. (MiamiOK)
James H Wilburn (1891 - 1957)
Effie Page Wilburn (1896 - 1982)
Created by: OkieBran
Record added: Oct 24, 2013
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