Wilburn Donald Harlan

wilburn harlan

June 3, 1933 ~ July 7, 2020

Wilburn Donald Harlan passed away July 7, 2020 at home surrounded by his loved ones. Visitation is set for Thursday, July 9, 2020 at Cozart Funeral Home from 6-8PM. Graveside services will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Weinert Cemetery, Weinert, Texas. Service will be officiated by Jim Sherrill. 


Wilburn was born June 3, 1933 in Spur, TX to parents Sam and Millie Harlan.  He married Mildred Alexander on June 27, 1953 in Weinert, TX. 


Wilburn served his country proudly in the US Navy and was a Grain Specialist Foreman for Good Pasture Grain for 31 years and also worked in transportation for Galena Park ISD.  He was a member of the Church of God in Columbus, TX.


He is preceded in death by both parents, a sister Erma Miller, brothers Elwood Harlan, Charles Ray Harlan, and Sammie Harlan, great granddaughter Alice Cheyenne Brizee and a great grandson Jaimie Arlan Park.


He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mildred, a son Wade Harlan and wife Denice of Giddings, TX, daughters Deborah Sherrill and husband Jim of Livingston, TX, and Tess Rogers and husband Charles of Alleyton, TX.  Grandchildren, Tambra Park and husband John of Normangee, TX, Tonya Vanya of Normangee, TX, Jacqueline Cullather and husband Andrew of Roundrock, TX, Sarah Horne and husband Gus of Giddings, TX and Corrie Todaro and husband Tony of Belton, TX and 12 great grandchildren


In lieu of flowers, family asks that you make a donation to a charity of choice.

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  1. Debbie I am so sorry for your loss he was a good man
    I just seen it on Facebook. If I can do a Tyler me know

  2. Uncle Bill, I will always remember how loving you were. You always let me sit with you playing domino's for "luck". The truth was I was the lucky one. Thank you for loving us and being the best big brother to my daddy (baby Ray). Now you are with him living the dream and watching over us awaiting our big family reunion in heaven. God Speed dear uncle Bill, you will always be in our hearts. #HarlanRootsRunDeep

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