1923 – 2016
Rev. Dewey Lee Hilbourn of Tabor City died Tuesday, Jan. 5, in Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter in Whiteville. He was 92.
Born Feb. 5, 1923 in Horry County, he was the son of the late Barcie Lee Hilbourn and Blanche Fowler Hilbourn.
He is survived by a son, John Hilbourn of Nakina; a daughter, Evelyn Lucille H. Dameron of Tabor City; a brother, Carlyle Hilburn of Littleton, Colorado; seven grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife:, Velma Estelle Fowler Hilbourn; two brothers, Horace Hilburn and Roy Hilburne; two sisters, Ovella Evans and Louise Hilburne; a grandson, and a great grandchild.
Visitation was planned from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
Funeral services were planned for 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, with burial following in Fowler Hilbourn Cemetery, Tabor City.
A guest register is available here.