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Dueward Virgil Wilburn

Birth
Chambers County, Texas, USA
Death 28 Jan 2004 (aged 72)
Texas, USA
Burial George West, Live Oak County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100097234 · View Source
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Dueward Virgil Wilburn, 72, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004.
Visitation was to be held Friday from 2 to 9 p.m. at Galloway and Sons chapel. Funeral services will take place today (Saturday) at 2:30 p.m. at the same location, with the Rev. Bill Stockton officiating. Special music will be provided by organist and vocalist Doug Burton. Burial will follow at the Wilburn Ranch Cemetery in Live Oak County.
Pallbearers will be Alex Wilburn, Trey Leeton, T.J. Wilburn, Jess Hawthorne, David Winsauer and Glenn Myers.
Mr. Wilburn was born in Mont Belvieu on Nov. 12, 1931, to Jessie Luther and Clara (Fraser) Wilburn. He served as a sergeant in the Air Force Strategic Air Command in Korea. He married Beverly Jean Range in Live Oak County on Dec. 26, 1951. They resided in Live Oak County. He was a retired rancher and retired owner and operator of Purity Feed and Seed Company in Beeville. He was a reserve deputy in Live Oak County and a member of the Swinney Switch Fire Department. He was active in 4-H and Bee County horse shows. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Jean Wilburn of Swinney Switch; a daughter, Laurie Leeton and a son, Walter Wilburn, both of Live Oak County; three grandsons, Alex Wilburn of George West and T.J. Wilburn of Beeville and Trey Leeton of Live Oak County; a granddaughter, Leslie Leeton of Odem; his mother, Clara Mulfair of Baytown; his brother, Jess Wilburn of Baytown; and two sisters, Wanda Hawthorne of Cleveland and Beverly Kaack of Baytown.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Galloway and Sons Funeral Directors


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  • Created by: Sue Lilley
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100097234
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dueward Virgil Wilburn (12 Nov 1931–28 Jan 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100097234, citing Wilburn Ranch Cemetery, George West, Live Oak County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sue Lilley (contributor 47263401) .