Wilbourn, Thomas James (T.J.), Jr., - 44 - Land O' Lakes, Fl, passed away unexpectedly in his parents arms, Friday, January 24, 2020. T.J. was a graduate of Brandon High School, attended Valdosta State Univ. Where he played football under Coach Hal Mumme. He loved his large loving family, beagles, fishing , hunting, golf and all water sports. He is preceded in death by his wife Rachel, 14 1/2 year best buddy "Boomer", paternal grandparents Walt & Laura, maternal grandmother Betty Christy Thomas, Aunt Tammy Christy and cousin Chad Christy. He is survived by his parents Tom & Sherry, maternal grandparents Carl & Mary Christy, sister & niece Carey & Channing Canedy, aunts and uncles: Tony & Donna Christy, Terry Christy, Kelly & Terry Joe Parks, Kandace (Kandy) & R.J. Gall, Tracy& Jim Kelly, Christy M. Christy, his many cousins, 2nd cousins and 3rd cousins. There is a celebration of T.J.'s life this weekend with his family and close friends and an open celebration of T.J. 's life planned the following weekend which the details will be posted on his Facebook page Friday, January 31, 2020. Contributions in his memory can be made to; Tampa Bay Beagle Rescue, Inc., The Diabetes Foundation or a charity of your choice.
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