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“I'm so sorry for the loss of Jim.prayers for his family. If there's anything I can do for any of you. He was a good man. ”
1 of 25 | Posted by: Lisa Bethel - Wellston, OH

“I'm so sorry Earlene McManus and family. If there's anything I can do for any of you. He was a good man. ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Lisa Bethel - Wellston, OH

“Terri and family,Jim was a great friend to me, I enjoyed visiting and talking with him whenever we got together. We know your heartbroken Terri, the...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Mike and Laura White - OH

“Went to school with Jim, so sorry to hear of his passing. He was a very good person in my book and always will be remembered. Condolences to the...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Polly Todd - Vermilion, OH

“So sorry for your loss, praying for the family. ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: Sue Smith - Wellston, OH - Friend

“R.I.P. Jim . Prayers for his family ”
6 of 25 | Posted by: Sandy & Bill Kisor - Wellston, OH

“R.I.P Jim . ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Sandy & Bill Kisor - Wellston, OH

“We will all miss Jim;he touched so many of ours lives. Randy&Donna Smith ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Our synpathy goes out to Terry, Jimmy and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all, we both are going to miss Jim he was really a great...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Barry Bo, and Kathy Mahley - OH

“TO ALL THE FAMILY:I KNOW YOUR HEARTS ARE BROKEN, MINE IS TOO. JIM WAS ONE OF THE "GREAT GUYS" TO HAVE AROUND. ALWAYS WILLING TO DO WHATEVER NEEDED...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: KAREN PERKO - Wellston, OH

“My sympathy to the Wilbur family. Isaiah 5:4 ”
11 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. He was a really great guy. ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Austin & Felicia Runyon - OH

“He was a very loved man he always helped when you need help never turned his back on anyone in need was a great neighbor and father he always looked...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Anna Marks Rife - Wellston, OH

“Sorry for your loss. Clyde and Eva Bachtel ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Clyde and Eva Bachtel - Wellston, OH

“I am so saddened of the loss of such a great friend, Terry I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Dennis Depue - McArthur, OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you. He was a great man. God bless. ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Kassie Perko

“So sorry Terry and familyPrayers sent your way ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: Theresa Womeldorf - Wellston, OH

“As a former classmate I would like to offer my heartfelt condolence to Jim's family. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Judy Jones Vititoe - Jonesborough, TN

“You were a great person and friend. You'll be greatly missed Jim RIP ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Paul Nickels - Bidwell, OH

“So sorry for your loss Terri ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: Maurice & Addie Napper - Wellston, OH

“RIP old buddy, you will never be forgotten. You were always like a big brother to me. Loved working with you at Goodyear. ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Henrietta Holcomb - Vinton, OH

“Rip jim you will always be missed and always have a place in our hearts jessica billy and the kids ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: jessica rutter - mcarthur, OH

“Jim you will be missed and never forgotten. You was a great brother in law and a family friend for years. I will definitely miss your funny sense of...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Jewell Gill - Wellston, OH

“We send our heartfelt sympathy to Terri, Jimmie and the whole family. He will be missed so much. Luv to all. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Terry & Barbara Wilbur - Jackson, OH

“Jim was a nice guy who always took time to talk to u when u saw him. He will teuly be missed...RIP Jimmy ”
25 of 25 | Posted by: Patti Burris - Jackson, OH


James L. "Jim" Wilbur, age 70, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. He was born January 24, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Leroy Sullivan Wilbur and Frances Wylodean Brown Heading. Jim was a 1966 graduate of Wellston High School and a veteran of the United States Army. He was a former Corrections Officer at CCI for several years, then later retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Jackson. Jim was a former member of the American Legion Post 371 and the V.F.W. Post 9092, both in Wellston. In his spare time, Jim enjoyed fishing, bear hunting, cookouts and spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Terri J. King Wilbur; son, Jimmy Wilbur (Cindy) of Jackson, step-children, Tiffany Landrum and J.D. Landrum, both of Wellston; grandchildren, Nathan Wilson, Nichele Wilson, Jerod Wilbur and Josh Wilbur, all of Wellston; great-grandchildren, Brennen and Braysen Wilson; sisters, Marian Sorrell, Earlene McManus and Nadine Owsley (Darrell), all of Wellston, along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda L. Barnhouse Wilbur; daughter, Melissa Wilson; sister, Karen Childers; brother, Steve Wilbur; and step-father, Bob Heading. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Thursday at 2 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery.