This obituary is being posted as a courtesy to the Wilbur family. Bro. Larry was the former pastor of Pine Grove Baptist Church of Chesterfield and a dear friend to our community. The Miller-Rivers-Caulder Family extends their love and sympathy to the Wilbur family. All online condolences will be forwarded to the family.
Rev. Larry Thomas Wilbur, 64, of Brunswick, Georgia peacefully entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior Monday, August 3, 2020 with his loving family by his side.
Rev. Larry Thomas Wilbur, affectionately known as Bro. Larry, was born June 26, 1956 in Memphis, Tennessee the son of J.W. Wilbur and Kitty Sewell Wilbur. He graduated from Kingsbury High School in Memphis and later from Memphis State University (University of Memphis). He then earned his Masters of Religious Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He became a Doctor of Theology at Jacksonville Baptist Theological Seminary. He was devoted to teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ throughout Tennessee, Louisiana, Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina. Bro. Larry was the current Director of the Southeast Baptist Missions Association. He was also the Associate Pastor at the First Baptist Church in Brunswick, Georgia. Bro. Larry and his childhood sweetheart have been married forty-six years. They have lived in Brunswick for the past eight years and were members of the First Baptist Church. He was a man who boldly proclaimed the name of Jesus both from the pulpit and in his everyday life.
Left to cherish his memories are his parents of Bartlett, TN; the love of his life, Theresa Gail Wilbur of Brunswick, GA; His three sons and their families, Jason and Casey Wilbur (Caroline, Nolan, and Toby) of Callahan, FL, Jeremy and Kacie Wilbur (Riley, Ellie, and Molly) of Arlington, TN, also Jordan and BreAnne Wilbur (Spencer and Emersyn) of Chesterfield, SC; he also leaves behind a brother and his wife, Michael and Cheryl Wilbur of Munford, TN.
Bro. Larry loved to spend time with his family and friends. He enjoyed golfing and fishing in his spare time. He was also an avid supporter of his grandchildren and their extracurricular activities. Bro. Larry was very talented musically and had a wonderful voice. If you spent anytime around Bro. Larry, it was very apparent how deeply he loved his wife and always put her needs above his own. He was a selfless man and touched thousands of lives as he served the body of Christ.
The family will receive friends during the hours of 6:00 -8:00 PM Friday, August 7, 2020 at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home in Brunswick, GA. A funeral service to celebrate the life of Bro. Larry will be held Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church in Brunswick with Dr. Chris Winford officiating. The interment will follow the service in Palmetto Cemetery. We are requesting that all in attendance please observe the State's social distancing regulations.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made in Bro. Larry’s name to 1 Generation 2 Another Capital Campaign at First Baptist Church Brunswick or The American Cancer Society
Edo Miller and Sons is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the register book and leave condolences for the family at www.edomillerandsons.com