He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, attending there since 1961. He was the owner of R&S Truck and Tractor in Cleveland. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II, and was also secretary of the Civitan Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Maggie Mae Wilborn; and daughter, Anna Gayle Frueh.
Survivors include his son, David Ray (Jean Anne) Wilborn; three granddaughters: Lauren Allen, Bailey (Dustin) Brown and Anna Carol Frueh; one great-grandson, Logan Allen; stepgreat-grandsons: Connor and Kort Brown; son-in-law, Joe Frueh; and nieces: Gladys York and Betty Joyce Bryant.
The funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, with the Rev. David Hall officiating.
The interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home.
The family requests that memorials be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Suite 22, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and to view Mr. Wilborn’s memorial tribute.