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Jeffrey "Jeff" Gerald Milburn

April 4, 1935 ~ December 10, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Jeffrey "Jeff" Milburn Obituary

Jeffrey “Jeff” Gerald Milburn, 88, of Galloway Ridge in Pittsboro, NC passed away at home on Sunday, December 10, 2023. Jeff was the son of the late Jeffrey Milburn and Irene (Daley) Milburn of Cleveland, OH.
Jeff graduated from St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, OH in 1952. He earned his bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH in 1957 and Masters of Science degree in Finance from Columbia University School of Business, New York, NY in 1962.

Jeff served in the United States Army as First Lieutenant in the 590th Transportation Company, 4th Transportation Battalion stationed in Germany, and later as Assistant Professor of Military Science at his Alma mater John Carroll University.

Following  his military service, he began a 23-year finance career eventually retiring from his role as Vice President of Corporate Fixed Income Securities at Nationwide Insurance Company in 1995.

Jeff was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family in both North Carolina and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. His favorite North Carolina past times included days spent at Ocean Isle Beach, golfing at Pinewild Country Club, and UNC Tar Heel basketball. In Wyoming, he enjoyed more golfing , hiking in the Teton mountains, and fishing in the Snake river; as well traveling all over the state studying its history quite extensively.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia (Zubricky) Milburn; his daughter Susan (Milburn) Meier (son-in-law John Meier); his son Jeffrey Thomas Milburn (daughter-in-law Kathleen Milburn);his five grandchildren, Jeffrey Max Milburn, Paige Bullins (husband Brian), Taylor Meier (wife Brittany), Anne Knudson (husband Keith), and Jack Meier (wife Brittney); and two great-grandchildren, Ever Grace Meier and Addison Faith Meier.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic church in Chapel Hill at two thirty in the afternoon on Monday, December 18, 2023.  Inurnment at the St. Thomas More Columbarium to follow at a later date.  Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Milburn and Meier family.

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