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Ray McDonald Wilborn, Jr.

September 30, 1947 — May 8, 2024


Ray McDonald Wilborn, Jr.

Ray McDonald Wilborn Jr. of Lynchburg, VA passed away May 8, 2024 at the age of 76.  He was born in Halifax County on September 30, 1947 to the late Ray M. Wilborn, Sr. and the late Margaret Wilborn.  He was married to Allene D. Wilborn who survives.


He was a member of Scottsburg United Methodist Church.  Ray served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era.  After proudly serving his country, during his career he went to work with ABB in South Boston, and Delta Star in Lynchburg, VA.    Ray enjoyed watching NASCAR, country music and especially his grandson and his cat.


Left to cherish his memory:

His Wife of 57 years

Allene D. Wilborn

One Daughter

Lori Wilborn Benton (Josh) of Charlotte, NC
One Grandson

Coleman Benton (Charlotte)

One Brother

Stacy Wilborn (Catherine) of Chesterfield, VA

His Beloved Cat

Katie Girl


***Preceded in death by***

One Brother

Earl Preston Wilborn


A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 2:00 P.M. at Oakland Cemetery, Scottsburg, VA.


For memorials, please consider American Legion Post 8, 1710 Jeffress St., South Boston, VA 24592 or SPCA Paws & Claws, P.O. Box 14, South Boston, VA 24592.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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