Pauls Valley Democrat
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma —
Wilburn Colson Jr. of Norman passed away February 7, 2014 in Norman, Oklahoma at the age of 70 years.
Wilburn was born June 17, 1943 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma to Wilburn Haskell Colson Sr. and Hazel LaVera (Burgess) Colson.
He was raised in Pauls Valley and attended Pauls Valley schools. Following graduation he attended the Okmulgee Technology School and earned his Certificate in Heating and Air Conditioning.
He returned to Pauls Valley and worked a time for Trahern Heating and Air. Later he moved to Norman and began working for Norman Engineering Sales. It was not long that he opened the Colson Heat and Air in Norman and has served Norman residents for several decades.
He and Patricia Stewart were married at Norman, Oklahoma in October, 1997. Wilburn loved the outdoors especially shooting clay pigeons with his friends. He would most likely be found at the Professional Bull riding Rodeo (PBR) when they came to town or traveling to the finals; he also loved to hunt and fish.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilburn Colson Sr. and Hazel LaVera Colson, and brother-in-law Kenneth Pool.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Stufflebean-Coffey Chapel of Remembrance officiated by Rev. Jimmy Dehart.
Interment will be at Whitebead Cemetery under the direction of Stufflebean-Coffey Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family’s guestbook at www.stufflebeanfuneralhome.com.