WILBUR K. COOLBAUGH, 76, of Scott Street, Wilkes-Barre, died Wednesday, September 30, 2009, at home. Born in Wyoming, he was a son of the late Wilbur D. and Mary Van Dermark Coolbaugh. He was employed at Nelson Furniture until his retirement in 1994. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Blodwen Smith; daughter, Dorothy Troy; son, Wilbur Jr. Surviving are seven children; 30 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; five brothers, and one sister.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main Street, Plains Township, with Captain Doug Richwine of the Salvation Army officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family.