Jesse Marion “Dick” Coburn ’53

Jesse Marion “Dick” Coburn ’53, 80, of Whiteville, N.C., died April 2, 2012, at his residence. He was the son of the late Jesse Norman Coburn and Hattie Green Coburn Sadler. Coburn was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon and elder, and was owner of G & C Motor Company in Whiteville for over 25 years. He also served on the board of directors of Waccamaw Bank and helped organize the Lake Waccamaw Sailing Club. Survivors include his wife, Ann Guiton Coburn, 1219 Pinckney St., Whiteville, NC 28472-2211; sons, Jesse Marion Coburn, Jr. (Janet) and John Cameron Coburn; sister, Virginia Coburn Powell (husband, the late Walter H. Powell, Jr. ’40); granddaughters, Virginia Ann Coburn and Lisa Lynn Coburn; and grandsons, Jesse Marion Coburn III and John “Jack” Cameron Coburn, Jr.