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Curtis W. Wilburn, 78

POWHATAN COUNTY, June 15 – Curtis Wilkerson Wilburn, 78, of Trenholm in Powhatan County, died Friday, June 11, 2004.

Born May 1, 1926 in Powhatan, he was the son of the late Emmett Julian and Alma Blanche Wilburn.

Mr. Wilburn retired from Frank Notts Scrap Yard in Richmond. He was an accomplished trapper and a member of Muddy Creek Baptist Church, Powhatan Moose Lodge 1840 and Virginia Trappers Association. He was an avid sports enthusiast of Powhatan High School and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

He is survived by one son and his wife, Danny and Shalee Wilburn of Franklin, WV; one daughter and her husband, Janice and Greg Budnik of Springfield; three grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. He was preceded in death by a brother, Claiborne Wilburn.

Funeral services were held ,1 p.m. Monday at Muddy Creek Baptist Church, Trenholm, with the Rev. Leonard Vimpeny and the Rev. David Fisher officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Curtis Wilburn Scholarship Fund, c/o Powhatan High School Athletic Dept., 1800 Judes Ferry Rd., Powhatan, VA 23139 or Muddy Creek Baptist Church, c/o Joyce Knuckols, 3608 Trenholm Rd., Powhatan, VA 23139.

Arrangements were made by Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, Powhatan.