Wilburn Eugene Prince
From: The Times-Leader,
Wilburn "Wib" Prince, 89, of Harrisburg, formerly of McLeansboro, died at 5:50
p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at his residence.
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Mr. Prince was a meter reader for the city of McLeansboro. He was born Aug. 13,
1918, in McLeansboro, a son of Emery and Pearl (Griffith) Prince. He and his
wife, Carrie (Webb) Prince, were married Jan. 26, 1943, in St. Louis.
A memorial visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m. today (Saturday) at Harre Funeral
Home, McLeansboro, with a memorial service starting at 6 p.m. today at the
funeral home. The Rev. Jeff Rush will officiate. Mr. Prince was cremated as per
his personal request.
Survivors include his wife, Carrie Prince of Harrisburg; two daughters, Sandra
Fisk and husband Allen of Gulf Port, Miss., and Sharon Douglass and husband
Frank of Broughton; four grandchildren, Brian Fisk of Bowling Green, Ky., Brent
Fisk and wife Holly Hedden of Bowling Green, Darren and Genefer Prince of
Greenfield, Ind., and Deanna (Douglass) Barthel and husband Steve of Columbia;
three great-grandchildren, Avrie, Max and Samantha Barthel; and one brother, Rev
"Doc" Prince. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two
Mr. Prince was Protestant by faith. He was a past Hamilton County circuit clerk
and Hamilton County treasurer. He served as a U.S. Army medic in World War II.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Hospital and will be accepted at Harre Funeral
Home in McLeansboro, which is in charge of all arrangements.