The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

February 12, 2013

Hugh Osborn

— The funeral for Hugh Daniel Osborn, 84, of Athens, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Sardis Springs Baptist Church. Burial will be at Sardis Springs Church Cemetery with Tim Keenum officiating. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Visitation will be from 6-9  p.m. Wednesday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home.

Mr. Osborn passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at his residence.

Hugh Osborn was born Aug. 1, 1928, in Tipton, Iowa, to Admiral Osborn and Myrtle Turner.

He was a member of Sardis Spring Baptist Church.  He retired from the military after serving in the 82nd and 101st Airborne and the Army Missile Command. He taught school and was a vocational education teacher at Austin High School in Decatur. He was a member of the Alabama Cattleman’s Association and the Red Angus Association of America. 

He is survived by his son, Danny Osborn and wife Kim of Athens; daughters, Susan Ford and husband George of Athens and Dianna Osborn and partner Angie Foley of Athens; brothers, Frank Osborn and Burt Osborn of Iowa; sisters, Pat McQuillen and Honey Lou Smith of Iowa; niece, Sandy Osborn of Iowa; grandchildren, George D. Ford, James Ford, Brandy Holland, Michael Osborn, Brooke Swift, Tyler Daron, Kyler Shelton, Kaitlin Shelton and Christy Price; and eight great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are James Ford, George Ford, Michael Osborn, Kyler Shelton, Tyler Daron, Ray Holland and Cody Swift.

Sign the online guestbook at limestonechapel.com.

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