Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Wilbur Wilson, 86, Russell County, KY (1931-2018)

He was a truck driver and a member of Good Tidings Baptist Church.
Click on headline for complete obituary

Wilbur Wilson, 86, of Russell Springs, KY died Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Russell County Hospital.

Funeral services will be 2pmCT Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY. Visitation will be from 5pm-8pmCT Monday, April 30, 2018 and after 8amCT before the service on Tuesday.

Wilbur Wilson, 86, Russell County, KY (1931-2018)

He was born November 29, 1931 in Russell County, KY to Vertis & Lura Popplewell Wilson.He died Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 86 years, four months, and 29 days.

He was a truck driver and a member of Good Tidings Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, Wilbur was preceded in death by a son, Donald; four siblings, Bethel Rexroat, Ozzie Wilson, Ermel Wilson, Arnett Wilson.

Survivors are:
  • One son: Jeffrey (Patsy) Wilson, Russell Springs, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Lindsey (Chad) Wilson Gosser, Adam (Lindsay) Wilson, Sabrina McCain, Deana Glazer, Miranda Elliot (Michael) Roy

  • Two sisters: Kathleen Wilson, , and Erma Jean (Jim) Robertson, all of Russell Springs, KY
Send condolences to the family of Wilbur Wilson

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2018-04-28 20:03:53
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email

Wilbur Wilson, 86, Russell County, KY (1931-2018)

2018-04-30 - 367 N Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo Bernard Funeral Home.

Wilbur Wilson, 86, Russell County, KY (1931-2018)

Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.