Richard Lewis "Rich" Wilbur
(January 11, 1959 - April 14, 2020)

WAYNESBORO, VA – Richard Lewis Wilbur, 61, of Waynesboro passed away at his residence on Tuesday April 14, 2020. He was born on Sunday January 11, 1959 to the late Robert Leonard Wilbur and Martha Dustin (Miles) Wilbur of Waynesboro, VA.

Rich graduated from Waynesboro High School in 1977 and Blue Ridge Community College in 1992 with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Accounting.

His career began as a high school student doing photography and working in the Louis Spilman Auditorium. He managed retail stores for King Photo Supply and Radio Shack. He spent many wonderful years working at Wintergreen Resort in their accounting department and as a member of their conference team as Director of Event Technology for Presentation Services.

Rich ended his career as the Director of Event Technology at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel. He served on the Waynesboro Youth Commission and the Cultural Commission. He was a member (EMT) of the Waynesboro First Aid Crew and served on the Board of Governor’s of Virginia Volunteer Rescue Squads.

Rich was a member of the Waynesboro Jaycees, the United States Jaycees, and Junior Chamber International. He was Col. #112 in the Corp of Virginia Gentleman, A Live Member of the Virginia Jaycees, an Ambassador to the U.S. Jaycees, and JCI Senator #46539. Rich was honored to be named Waynesboro’s Outstanding Young Citizen for 1985.

Rich was a dedicated member of the Shenandoah Valley Head Start Policy Council. He served on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Head Start Association, and a member of the Region 3 advisory panel. He also served on the board of the Community Action Partnership of Staunton, Augusta and Waynesboro (CAPSAW).

Rich is survived by his first wife, Terri Pickett Jenkins (Bob), their son Robert Lacy Wilbur (Kim) and his 3 grandchildren Mason, Hailey, and Haden; His second wife, Shari Amber Wilbur; his third wife, Debbie Trent Palmer (Ed); and his fourth wife Julia Fay Ariel Gienger and his two step-daughters Amanda and Faith Powell; one sister Nancy Sexton (Lee) of Greeneville, TN; and brothers Henry M. Wilbur (Beckie) of Charlottesville, VA; and Frederick C. Wilbur (Liz) of Lovingston, VA.

In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made in Rich’s memory to the following charity: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation with the registration number 54-0505888.