Everett Wade “Bill” Wellborn, a native of Mt. Olive, MS and resident of Fairhope, AL, passed away at his home on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at the age of 80.
Bill was a graduate of Mississippi State University with a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was employed by International Paper Company. In his spare time, Bill enjoyed camping, fishing, and taking trips with his family.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents, John and Edna Wellborn; and six siblings.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jo Ann Roberts Wellborn; children, Wade Wellborn (Kate) of Fairhope, AL, and Erin Amanda “Mandy” English (Cory) of Williamson, GA; grandchildren, Cole Wellborn, Anson English, Lillian Rawson, Watts Rawson, Logan Schott and Caitlan Schott; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
A celebration of life will be announced at a later time. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to Fairhope West Elementary School Counseling Program, 408 North Section Street, Fairhope, AL 36532.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.