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James Lee Willburn

James Lee Willburn, 45, of Amarillo, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

He was born July 7, 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Nancy Willburn-Renfro and Clinton Lee Willburn. Gifted with a superior intellect, James was a seeker of all knowledge. His exceptional creativity was expressed through his many pieces of unique artwork. He was free spirited, kind-hearted, funny, and gentle. He is survived by his son, Seth Cole Willburn of Fort Collins, CO; son, James Bret Willburn of Amarillo, TX; mother, Nancy Renfro of Amarillo, TX; brother, David Willburn of Amarillo, TX; special love, Jen Eisenburg of Amarillo, TX; along with many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. As well as, a large group of great friends.

A service will be held Saturday, January 19th at 2:00 at Oasis Baptist Church


Carl Jerry West