Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home & Memorial Park

2551 North Armistead Ave, Hampton, VA


Brandon Wilburn

September 2, 1981June 7, 2019

Brandon Dean Pingleton Wilburn of Hampton, VA a gentle giant who was larger than life passed away June 7, 2019 at the age of 37 at his home with close friends that he called family by his bedside.

He is survived by his father Melvin Wilburn; brothers Daniel Pingleton, Casey Pingleton; five nephews and three nieces.

He was predeceased by his mother Kay Wilburn; uncle Paul Anthony (Tony) Pingleton; great uncle Kelly Roberts; paternal grandparents and maternal grandparents. Brandon was born in Abilene, KS on September 2, 1981. He graduated from Junction City High School in 2000. After that life brought him to Hampton, VA where he ended up working for Harrison’s moving and storage for many years. Brandon later worked for Roberts furniture and mattress until his passing.

Brandon never met anybody he didn’t know. He enjoyed helping people on a daily basis. He loved spending time with family and friends and cheering on his Kansas City Chiefs.

A gathering and celebration of Brandon’s life will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday June 18, 2019 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home 2551 N. Armistead Hampton, VA 23666. Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on June 19, 2019 at Parklawn Memorial Park.

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and offer words of condolence with the family.


  • Melvin Wilburn, Father
  • Kay Wilburn, Mother (deceased)
  • Daniel Pingleton, Brother
  • Casey Pingleton, Brother
  • Paul Anthony (Tony) Pingleton, Uncle (deceased)
  • Kelly Roberts, Great Uncle (deceased)
  • Paternal and Maternal Grandfathers, Grandfather (deceased)
  • Paternal and Maternal Grandmothers, Grandmother (deceased)
  • Mr. Wilburn also leaves five nephews and three nieces to cherish his memory.


  • Celebration of Life Service Tuesday, June 18, 2019


Brandon Wilburn

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Teresa Collins

June 18, 2019

You will truly be missed....You were a great friend and a crazy coworker....Miss seeing and hearing your wild antics but you rest easy my friend ... till we see you again...

Tamara Davis

June 14, 2019

Brandon although we didn’t know one another very long you were truly a sweetheart! You always were respectful and caring. I just seen that you were no longer with us this morning. I will you eternal peace my friend ❤️

~Tammy ~

leroy rousseau

June 13, 2019

It has been a pleasure knowing and working with Brandon.
He will be truly by missed by all who had the privilege of meeting him.
The Rousseau family sends our deepest condolences to his family and friends.

Dawn Killings-Chandler

June 12, 2019

Brandon I have no words you were a true gentleman with a heart of gold God has truly gained a angel rest on my friend no more pain for the battle was not yours it belonged to the Lord . It was a pleasure to know you SIP

Sylvia Moore

June 12, 2019

To all that had the pleasure of meeting Brandon.. Please accept my deepest condolences. He was a big guy with a big heart. Always willing to help anyone at any time. He wiill be remembered and missed.

Kristi and Rob Torrey

June 9, 2019

You will forever and always be a part of our family. Anyone that knew you knows you were a gentle giant. We will miss you but we also know you are at peace.
Love you. 💞
Rob and Kristi