Obituary Listings

There are condolences waiting approval on Robert's Tribute wall
Obituary for Robert Watson Osborne

Robert Watson Osborne, 90, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Bob was born in Damascus, Virginia on October 27, 1926 to the late Gaston and Myrtle Eastridge Osborne. He lived his dream proudly serving for 4 years in the United States Navy and retiring after 19.5 years in the United States Air Force. Bob will always be remembered for his love of family and for his patriotism. He protected his country and her allies on multiple deployments during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Bob’s valor and skill was recognized with numerous decorations.

Bob was loved by his wife, children, and grandchildren who called him “Daddy Bob” or “PaPa.” He will be remembered for his love of gardening, fishing and hunting. Bob will be missed by his family and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Adamsville Baptist Church, of which he was a member for 50 years, followed by a service to celebrate Bob’s life at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary with Pastor Ryne Fullerton officiating. Interment will conclude the service at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with full military honors.

Bob is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mimble A. Osborne; son, Robert Osborne, Jr. and wife Susan; daughters, Melba Louise Hutchinson and husband Ed and Sheila R. Peters and husband Terrance; sister, Mary Elizabeth Scott of Damascus, VA; six grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, R.M. Osborne and Charles Thomas; and sisters, Lydia Sexton and Jewell Snyder.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Adamsville Baptist Church, 1302 N. Berkeley Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27530.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Robert Watson Osborne, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

16

Sep

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adamsville Baptist Church

1302 N. Berkeley Blvd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Funeral Service

Saturday

16

Sep

3:00 PM
Adamsville Baptist Church

1302 N. Berkeley Blvd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Interment

Saturday

16

Sep

4:00 PM
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery

3888 U.S. Hwy. 70 West
Princeton, NC 27869


Memorial Contribution

Adamsville Baptist Church

1302 N. Berkeley Blvd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Robert Watson Osborne

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Robert

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.