Franklin – Lloyd D. “Bullet” Wilbur, 83, longtime resident of Franklin died on January 22, 2019 at his home. He was born February 19, 1935 in Eastbrook a son of Leslie and Muriel Wilbur and attended local schools. Following high school, Lloyd enlisted in the US Air Force where he served for 21 years and earned numerous medals and decorations.
Upon discharge from the Air Force, Lloyd opened Franklin Husqvarna in 1980 and owned and operated it up until his recent health conditions didn’t allow him to and the business was taken over by his son Allen.
Bullet was predeceased by his parents and his beloved wife Emily (Macy) Wilbur and his four brothers.
Survivors include two sons, Allen D. Wilbur of Eastbrook, Daniel J. Wilbur of Franklin, a daughter Glenda D. Leavitt of Franklin, a sister Eleanor Brooks of Ellsworth as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life will be held from 12-3 pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Eastbrook Community Center, 959 Eastbrook Road in Eastbrook. A graveside service with military honors will be held in the spring in Sunnyside Cemetery, Eastbrook.
Service: 12-3 pm, Saturday, February 23, 2019, Eastbrook Community Center, 959 Eastbrook Road, Eastbrook.