Troy Gene Welburn, 46, of Pana passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield. He was born October 12, 1972 in Taylorville, Ill. to Roy and Linda (Bruns) Welburn, who survive in Pana.
Troy lived his entire life in Pana at home and was a graduate of Taylorville High School. He was of the Christian faith and worked at the Christian County Mental Health Workshops for 25 years. Troy enjoyed the Kids-R-Kids Dance, basketball, flea markets, watching movies and recorded old tv shows, singing, wrestling, jumping on the trampoline and wintering in Texas with his parents. Troy was a people person and had a list of loved ones that he would check in with daily, and he had every phone number memorized.
Troy is also survived by his sister, Rhonda Welburn, Pana, Ill. and brother, Derick (Tiffany) Welburn, Pana, Ill.; two nephews: Logan and Steve, five nieces: Ashley, Lindsay, Mallory, Bailey and Allie and one great-niece, Rory. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Floyd and Velma Bland and Charles and Mary Lou Bruns.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Ronald Brown officiating. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, Pana. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:30 p.m. until service time in the funeral home. www.mdfh.com