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Thomas Roger Wilborn, Sr.

September 20, 1940 — November 27, 2021

Thomas Roger Wilborn, Sr.

Mr. Thomas R.  Wilborn, Sr. of South Boston, VA passed away November 27, 2021 at his home.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on September 20, 1940 and was 81 years old.  He was the son of the late Richard Wilborn and the late Pearl Jones Wilborn and was married to Shirley Wilborn who survives.


He was of the Baptist faith and retired maintenance director of Boston Commons.


Mr. Thomas R. Wilborn, Sr. is survived by:

His Wife

Shirley W. Wilborn of South Boston

One Son

Thomas R. Wilborn, Jr. and wife Brenda of Danville, VA

One Daughter

Angela R. Wilborn of South Boston

Two Granddaughters

Kiara Wilborn Gravitt (Tyler) and Brandy Wilborn (Shane)

Seven Great Grandchildren

Jackson, Brooklyn, Lucas, Kayleigh, Logan, Cooper and Greylyn

Four Step-Grandchildren

Daniel, Stephanie, Jessica and Michael

Six Step-Great-Grandchildren

Caleb, Joseph, Brendan, Allysa, Aubrey and Emma

A host of friends and relatives

***Preceded in death by***

One son, David Wayne Wilborn


Memorial services will be held at a later date.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA  24592

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