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Wilber Shirley

Wilber Shirley

April 5, 2021, 90, Goldsboro – Wilber Shirley left this world to be with Jesus on Monday morning. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Margie B. Shirley. Wilber proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Wilber was a hard-working man, which was the theme…read more »

ENC Barbecue Titan Wilber Shirley Passes Away

ENC Barbecue Titan Wilber Shirley Passes Away

It is a sad days for fans of Eastern North Carolina barbecue.  Wilber Shirley passed away Monday at the age of 90. Shirley opened the iconic Wilber’s Barbecue in Goldsboro in 1962, with a plan to serve Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue cooked the old-fashioned way – whole hog, over a wood-fired pit. Over the years,…read more »

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