May 21, 1944 ~ February 15, 2006
Born in: Central City, KY,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC
Michael Eugene Wilborn, 61, of 1 Oakbrook Road, Fletcher, died Wednesday, February 15, 2006. Mr. Wilborn was born in Central City, KY, and was a son of Allene Tate Wilborn of Greer, SC, and the late Marvin Wilborn. He was a Navy veteran of Vietnam and was the owner and operator of Old Codger’s Lawn Care. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Alma Katherine Bush Wilborn; two sons, Michael Anthony “Mickey” Wilborn and his wife, Merry, of Owensboro, KY, and Michael Steven Wilborn of Fletcher; seven grandchildren, Alex, Nathan, and Liz Wilborn, Ashley and Brandon Williams, and Casey and Daniel Allen, all of Owensboro; and one brother, Malcolm Wilborn and his wife Lavonna, of Greer, SC. A funeral service will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with the Rev. William H. Dever and Chaplain David Blackmon officiating. His family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 120 Executive Park, Building 1, Asheville, NC 28801, or to the American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.