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James Wilbert, Jr.

April 19, 1946 ~ September 6, 2020 (age 74)


James Wilbert, Jr.. 74 of Whitsett formerly of Atlanta, Georgia passed away peacefully at home on September 6, 2020. 

James was born in Dora, Alabama on April 19, 1946 the son of the late James Wilbert, Sr. and Mary Louise Wilbert. He was a US Army Veteran and worked as a topographer in the printing industry. James was an extremely loyal man who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Joan Primrose Wilbert and two brothers, Sherman Wilbert and Dwight Wilbert. 

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter Aisha Bohannon and husband Deon; a son Wantu Wilbert and wife Mackenzie; six grandchildren, Jasmine Bohannon, Taylor Bohannon, Ryleigh Bohannon, Kaden Bohannon, Chariah Wilbert and Dequan Wilbert; three brothers, Jim Wilbert, Irving Wilbert and Calvin Wilbert and a sister Gladys Wilbert-Hariston. 

A Homegoing Celebration will be held at 4pm on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Omega Funeral Service and Crematory Chapel with Rev. Ron Harris officiating. Military honors will follow the service in the chapel. Visitation will be from 3–4pm prior to the service at the funeral home. Social distancing will be observed.  Sign an online register book at Arrangements are in the care of Omega Funeral Service & Crematory.


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Celebration of Life Service
September 25, 2020

4:00 PM
Omega Funeral Service & Crematory Chapel
2120 May Drive
Burlington, NC 27215

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