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Obituary: James Paul Wilber

James Paul Wilber

James Paul Wilber

James Paul Wilber, 38, passed away unexpectedly in Bethel, Alaska, on May 23, 2016.

James was born to Deborah Hoyt Wilber Aug. 29, 1977, in Yuma, Arizona and was later adopted by his father, Randall Wilber.

James married his wife, Esprit on Jan. 23, 2010, in Prescott, Arizona and on July 16, 2013, their daughter Jamie Shelease Wilber was born.

James was a very talented, humorous and loving individual he was an avid reader, lover of rock music and good whiskey. He loved his family and friends whole heartedly. The last few years of his life he worked as a dispatcher and flight coordinator for RAVN Alaska. This was his true calling, as he loved his job and the people he worked with.

James is survived by his wife and daughter (Esprit and Jamie); parents (Deborah and Randall); sister (Randee Nicole Bragg); nieces (Sirianna, Arienne, Sara Jane and Zoey); aunts; cousins; grandparents; and many, many friends.

A celebration of James’ life will be at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at the Clear Creek Church, 3010 S. Church Road, Camp Verde, AZ 86322.

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