Richard “Rick” Wilbur, 48, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 28, 2015. He was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, on November 3, 1966. He was a self-employed contractor. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, David and Virginia Arthur of Wellston, and a sister, Joanna Northrup, of Johnstown, Ohio.
He is survived by his mother, Linda (Richard) Shott of Johnstown, Ohio; his wife of 16 years, Kelley Myers Wilbur; two sons, Derrick Scott of Wellston and Preston Wilbur of Columbus, Ohio; a daughter, Jessica Wilbur of Pennsylvania; a brother, Bobby Ousley of Wellston; a sister, Darla Carpenter of Johnstown; two special nephews, Evan Wilbur of Johnstown and William Hamilton Jr. of Gallipolis; and nieces and a nephew.
A celebration of the life of Rick will be held Saturday, March 7, at 1 p.m. at Bobby Ousley’s shop at the corner of East 2nd St. and Ohio Avenue in Wellston.
Arrangements are by the Jenkins Funeral Chapel of Wellston.