Roger Wilbur, age 59, of Hamden, passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born July 11, 1957 in Jackson, Ohio to the late John D. Wilbur and Shirley A. Leach Wilbur.
Roger was a 1976 graduate of Vinton County High School and a graduate of Ft. Campbell in Kentucky. He was a veteran of the United States Army and he retired from the Village of Hamden. Roger enjoyed gardening, working in his yard and listening to the Bee Gees.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Pierce Wilbur; children, Heather Wilbur Hill (husband, Patrick), Ashley Wilbur, Kimberly Wilbur, Ryan Wilbur, Michael Wilbur, Shirley Wilbur and Jennifer Wilbur, all of Hamden; grandchildren, Lacey and Wyatt Hill; siblings, Ronald Wilbur (Doris) of Hamden, Margie Bayes (Butch) of Wellston, John Wilbur (Phila) of Jackson and Martha Wilbur of Wellston, along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by children, Bradley Wilbur and Jessica Wilbur; and brothers, Ralph Wilbur and Larry Wilbur.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor David McKnight officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Hamden Cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.mcwilliams-funeralhome.com