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Gerald Edwin Milburn, Sr.

June 5, 1944 — December 2, 2022

Lexington, Missouri

 

Gerald Edwin Milburn, Sr., 78 of Lexington, Missouri passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022, at home.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 S. St., Lexington, MO, 64067, 660-259-2245.  A funeral service will be held 12:30 p.m., Thursday, December 8, 2022, at the funeral Home.  Interment with Military Rites will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO.  Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospitals for Children.  Memories of Gerald and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook Page. 

 

Gerald was born on June 5, 1944, in Lexington, MO to Earl and Mary Jane (Willard) Milburn.  On July 23, 1964, he was united in marriage to Barbara Kay Pangborn in Sweet Springs, MO.  Barbara preceded him in death on November 12, 2016.  Gerald was Baptist by faith.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy.  While in the Navy he served two tours in Vietnam War and earned the National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, First Award Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon.  Gerald began his career with Union Pacific Railroad in 1974 as a Trackman and retired after 30 plus years of service.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, Gerald enjoyed fishing, gardening, hunting, and camping. 

 

Survivors include three children, Diana Gilmore of Lexington, MO, Suzann O’Dell of Richmond, MO and Gerald Edwin Milburn, Jr and wife Terri of Lexington, MO; eleven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; one brother, Earl Eugene Milburn of Indianapolis, Indiana; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

 

In addition to his parents and wife, Gerald was preceded in death by a sister, Rosetta Wells; a brother, Larry Milburn; a stepfather, Louis Giorza; a son-in-law, James O'Dell and a sister-in-law, Hazel Milburn.

 

 

 

 

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home

1720 South St, Lexington, MO 64067

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 8, 2022

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home

1720 South St, Lexington, MO 64067

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Interment

Thursday, December 8, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Missouri Veterans Cemetery

20109 MO-13, Higginsville, MO 64037

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