Wilburn Dale Alford, 79, of Collinsville, Illinois, passed away Saturday, August 15th 2020. He was born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on January 28th, 1941 to George and Laura (Conover) Alford.
Wilburn is survived by his wife, Nora Evelyn (Langley) Alford of Collinsville, Illinois, children, Mark and Regina (Alford) Dycus, Collinsville, Il., Jeffrey and Traci (Kowalski) Alford, St. Jacob, Il. He is also survived by grandchildren, Sarah Dycus of Alton, Il, and Jordyn Alford of St. Charles, Mo., Sisters, Wilma (Richard) Cochran, and Velma Lolley
Wilburn was an Auto Mechanic, Thomas Brothers Automotive of Collinsville, Il and later for Mark Muffler of Edwardsville. He also, trained horses and was a ferrier (horse shoer) for a time. He did enjoy working outside, gardening, working in the barn/garage, and riding his horses. He also very much enjoyed his family, and watching his grand-daughters play soccer and fast pitch softball.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois.
Funeral will be Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 11:00 am at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois.
Burial will follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, in Collinsville, Il.