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Sandusky, OH 44870
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Wilburn Williams

Wilburn Williams, 76, residing in Sandusky, passed away Thursday morning, March 12, 2015 at his residence after a lengthy illness.

Wilburn was born on April 8, 1938 in Martin County, KY to Oliver and Estle (Endicott) Williams.

Wilburn was a Veteran of the United States Army who proudly served his country from 1961 to 1963. He retired in 1993 from the former Delphi and was owner and operator of David C. Trucking. He leased to PGT Trucking from 1993 to 2008 and then to Cimarron Trucking from 2008 to 2013 before retiring in 2013. Wilburn was recognized and awarded for a Million Miles as a safe driver and also annual safe driver awards. In his spare time, he enjoyed taking cruises, wrestling, Nascar and spending time with his family and friends.

Wilburn is survived by his wife of 52 years, JoAnn (Smith) Williams, whom he married on June 9, 1962. He is also survived by his daughter, Lisa (Patrick) Williams of Sandusky; step-grandsons, Dominick Williams of Lexington, KY and Alexander Williams of Dahlgmen, VA; mother, Estle Williams of Sandusky; brother, Charles Williams of Sandusky; sisters, Jewell Crouch of Sebring, FL and Linda (Greg) Dickman of Crestline, OH and special cousins, nieces, nephews, friends, and his special dogs, Spike and Lucie.

In addition to his father in 1979, Wilburn is preceded in death by his son, David Christopher Williams in 1990; brothers, Oliver Junior in 1992 and Harry in 1999; niece, Kathleen Williams in 2002 and his nephew, Jamie Dickman in 2014.

Friends may call on Sunday, March 15, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E Perkins Ave, Sandusky. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Castalia Cemetery, Castalia, OH.

Those wishing to contribute to Wilburn's memory may do so to The Northern Ohio Hemophilia Foundation Inc., 5000 Rockside Rd. Suite 230, Independence, OH 44131 or to Stein Hospice 1200 Sycamore Line Sandusky, OH 44870.

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