Robert O. “Bob” Osborne
Published: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Robert O. “Bob” Osborne, 80, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at his home.
A lifetime resident of Spring City, he was the son of the late William Odell and Sarah Mae True Osborne. Bob was a graduate of Spring City High School and served in the U. S. Marine Corp. He was a self employed contractor and a member of Local #917 Operating Engineers. Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman and was of the Methodist faith.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Doris Elaine Hargett.
Survivors include his son, Mike (Cathy) Swafford of Spring City; brothers, Thomas (Lavonne) Osborne and Arthur (Linda) Osborne both of Spring City; sister, Janie (Jim) Poole of Hixson, Tenn.; grandchildren, Brook (Michael) Truelove and Michael Swafford Jr. and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service with military honors will be held Saturday, June 22, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. in the Spring City Cemetery with Rev. Roger Britton officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your favorite charity or church.
Vaughn Funeral Home, Spring City is in charge of arrangements. www.vaughn-funeral-home.com
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