Wilbur Lee Stotesberry Sr.

Published 9:18 pm Friday, October 23, 2020

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Wilbur Lee Stotesberry Sr., 84, went home to Heaven on Oct. 22, 2020. He was born in North Carolina and was the son of the late Carl and Ruth M. Stotesberry. He met and married the love of his wife, Betty R. Stotesberry, in 1955. They were happily married for 63 years. They settled in Hampton, Virginia.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Betty Stotesberry; daughter, Edwina Yakshe (John); son, W. Lee Stotesberry Jr.(Shirley); four grandchildren, Richard Calvert, Leann Brown, Ashley Laig and Brandon Stotesberry; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Geraldine Cale, and brother, Gilbert Stotesberry, both of North Carolina. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Burley Stotesberry, Roland Stotesberry, Nellie Knight and Mollie Harrison.

Wilbur retried from Ft. Monroe and was a devoted Church of Christ Christian. He was a master Mason for 35 years at McMahan Lodge No. 303. He loved golf, fishing and hunting.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, with a funeral service starting at 3 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Jerusalem Church of Christ, King William, Virginia. Andrews Funeral Homed & Crematory, 7192 Main St., Gloucester, Virginia, is in charge of arrangements.