Roy E. Osborn

Born: Sun., Jan. 7, 1923
Died: Thu., May 15, 2014


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Tue., May 20, 2014
Location: First Christian Church Hutsonville, Illinois

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., May 20, 2014
Location: First Christian Church Hutsonville, Illinois

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Mr. Roy E. Osborn, age 91, of West York, IL, died Thursday May 15, 2014 at 9:18 AM EST at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, IN, following a stroke Saturday evening May 10, 2014.

Born January 7, 1923 in Hutsonville, IL, he was the son of Milton and Lilly Mae (Carpenter) Osborn.  On June 1, 1947 he married Vera L. (Fox) and she preceded him in death February 6, 2001.  Mr. Osborn was a lifelong farmer and resident of the area.

Roy was a Staff Sargent in the US Army, WWII; member of the 86th Black Hawk Infantry Division; 70 year member of the Hutsonville Christian Church, Hutsonville, IL; was an Elder, Sunday School Teacher and a wonderful Christian man.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #1130, West Union, IL.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Lloyd and Barbara Osborn, Lawrenceville, IL; daughter, Sharon Hanson, Robinson, IL; four grandsons, Troy and Heather Hanson, West York, IL; Todd and Mitzi Hanson, Stoy, IL; Joe and Angela Osborn, Dublin, CA; Jim and Angelica Osborn, Lawrenceville, IL; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Ruth McCrocklin, Hebron, KY; half -brothers, Milton (Peck) Osborn, LaPort, IN; Leonard Osborn, West Union, IL and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Vera L. Osborn in 2001; a daughter, Beverly Benton in 2003 and two brothers Robert and Ralph Osborn.

Funeral service will be Tuesday May 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the First Christian Church, Hutsonville, IL, with Bro. Bill Wilkinson officiating.  Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the First Christian Church in Hutsonville.  Burial will follow in the Hutsonville Cemetery with full military rites accorded by local veterans organizations.

Memorial donations may be made to the Hutsonville Christian Church, P.O. Box 126, Hutsonville, IL, 62433 or Good Samaritan Hospice, 601 South Ninth Street, Vincennes, IN, 47591, with envelopes available at the church.

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United Methodist Village
   Posted Fri May 16, 2014
It was an honor to take care of Roy. We are so happy that he got to spend time at home with his family and his dog before going to be with the angels. Our deepest sympathy to his family for he will be missed.

Janet (Dennis) Haley
   Posted Fri May 16, 2014
So sorry to hear of Roy's passing. He was a very godly man so I know the angels are rejoicing.He is now reunited with Vera and Bev. My condolences to all the family for comfort during this time. Janet Dennis Haley Freeport,Florida

Elizabeth Taylor
   Posted Sat May 17, 2014

RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent by Betsy Noblitt Taylor and family.

In memory of Mae, Roy, Vera, and Beverly. From Betsy Noblitt Taylor and family

Betsy Noblitt Taylor
   Posted Sat May 17, 2014
I will say that we would not be who we are today without the relationships and godly examples that Roy and Vera had in our lives. What a reunion celebration is going on in heaven! Roy was an earthly example of "It is Well with my Soul." Love and hugs to the family. Terry, Betsy, Tony, Eric, Aaron

Janet (Culp) Richardson
   Posted Sun May 18, 2014
I just want to send my condolences to all of the family. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. I know that Roy will be dearly missed by many.

Anita King
   Posted Sun May 18, 2014
Sending my love and prayers to my family which I have not seen in years!! Love you all!!

Clifford King
   Posted Sun May 18, 2014
Lloyd and the rest of the family. I just heard of uncle Roy passing away. Now i wish I could have come and seen him when I was there last summer. I wish i could have made it there for the funeral. Best wishes to you and the family. If there is anything that I can do just ask. Hope to see you guy soon. Best wishes Clifford King

Marla Lane, RN HBPC Care Manager, Veterans Health Administration
   Posted Tue May 20, 2014
Mr. Osborn was a such joy to visit with he always had a smile and a wink, it was such an honor to provide care for a true WWII hero, I am so thankful for his service to our country.

Lloyd you did a tremendous job caring for your father, we will miss you all.

Marla Lane,RN

Carla Strohm
   Posted Tue May 20, 2014
So so sorry to hear of Roy's passing. Todd, I had no idea you were Roy and Vera's grandson. Small world isn't it. Thoughts and prayers for all your family. Randy and Carla Strohm

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