Kim Dwayne Wilburn, age 62, of Odessa, went to be with the Lord on April 9, 2019 after a battle with a lengthy illness. Kim was born November 22, 1956 in Odessa, Texas to parents, Cora Scott and James Higgins. He attended Odessa Public Schools and graduated from Ector High School in 1974.
In 1978 Kim married Paula Washington. To this union, Ja’Quay Dwayne Wilburn was born. Kim was employed by the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Later he became employed by the Ector County Independent School District. He worked as a custodian at Hood Jr. High and San Jacinto Elementary for approximately 31 years and retired.
Kim later decided to give his life to the Lord. He became a member of the Rose of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorage of the late Rev. J. W. Hanson. He served faithfully until his health failed. As a member, he served as a drummer. He was a talented musician. For his hobby, he often played in a band or served as a disc jockey. Kim enjoyed being around people and making them laugh. He always had a warm smile, filled with charisma and a joke or two in his pocket. He will be missed by his family and friends.
Kim is preceded in death by his father, James Higgins and grandparents, Melvin Wilburn and Henrietta Hatcher.
Kim leaves to cherish his memories his mother, Cora Scott; son, Ja’Quay Wilbum (Anessia) and daughter, Kaneesuh Johnson; grandchildren, Jaidyn, Grayson, Maisyn, Maze, and Milez Wilburn.
He is also survived by his sister, Sandra Wilburn; brother, Lee Wilburn and a host of relatives and friends.
My condolences to the family I just heard about your loss I'm so sorry I was not able to attend the service my prayers are with you God bless your family
Sheila Powell TaylorTemple, TX
To Mrs. Cora, Tiny and Lee, My prayers are with you all! May God be the Wind Beneath your Wings during this difficult time!
Donna Rand BryantDuncanville, TX
May God Bless and continue to keep the family. Condolences to the family.
Mary IrvingHouston, TX
Good bye cousin, been missing you for a while now. Now you are resting in peace. My dear cousin...
Charlotte CleaverArlington, TX
Deepest condolences to the family! Prayers to Miss Cora! Tiny and Lee! GOD bless!
Mary SheltonLong Beach, CA
RIP Kim, my Condolences to the family.
Trent GambleDesoto, TX
Kim I will miss you so much I can't count the times we had share together you will always be in my heart ❤️ My prayers are with this family just know that I truly love you all so dearly 🙏
Lorna DunsonMidland, TX
Hello Family! You may not remember me but Kim and Tiny were my dearest friends! I hung out with him and Clarence Cockerham when we were young! Ms Cora and Lee Scott and Sandra (Tiny) have my deepest condolences and sincerest prayers! God bless you! Love you All!
Bishop Marshall HarrisHouston, TX
Kim you will truly be missed. My heartfelt condolences to the family. You beautiful smile will live forever in our hearts. RIH
Synthia (Beauty) WashingtonLos Angeles, CA
My condolences to you and your family
Lisa ForgeCedar hill, TX
May the family find comfort and peace as you journey through this difficult time! Praying for strength for you today and may God keep you!
Estella WillardOdessa, TX
Rest in peace Kim. Quay you Granny Cora and the rest of the family know that we love you and are keeping you lifted in prayer. Talk to you soon.
Beverly geraldDesoto, TX
Love ya Unk. Thanks for everything. All the rides home from practice. To teaching me how to play pool. Salute
Breion GreenSan Antonio, TX
To the Scott Family , Ms Cora, Sandra(Tiny), and Lee prayers and condolences to you all . 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 God will give you all comfort . Love the Todman famy
Sarah Everage TodmanPrincess Anne, MD