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Gordon R. Osborn
Herrin, IL - Gordon R. Osborn, 87, Parkway Estates, died at 9:59 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2003 at Heartland Regional Medical Center, Marion, IL.
Mr. Osborn was born November 20, 1915 in Richford, Vermont to Raymond Marden and Maud (Bissell) Osborn.
He married Mary Lance December 26, 1946 in Vergennes, Vermont. She survives of Marion, IL.
He was a director of food services for the ARA Services in Kankakee, IL. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army in WW II and served in India and Burma. He attended First Presbyterian Church in Herrin.
His wife - Mary Osborn - Marion, IL
Son and daughter in law - Jim and Mary Jo Osborn - Carterville, IL
Son - Randy Osborn - Carbondale, IL
Chris and Christy Osborn - Omaha, NE
Adam Osborn - Normal, IL
Tom Osborn - Kirksville, MO
One great grandson -
Truman Osborn - Omaha, NE
His parents and one sister, Betty Dorland preceded him in death.
His body will be cremated per his wishes and interred at a later date at East Shoreham Cemetery in Shoreham, Vermont with arrangements by Miller, Ketcham and Mallory Funeral Home in Brandon VT. Johnson Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin, IL is in charge of Illinois arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Camp of Little Giant at SIU-C Touch of Nature in support of people with disabilities or the Herrin First Presbyterian Church in Herrin. They will be accepted at Johnson Hughes Funeral Home, PO Box 429, Herrin, IL 62948. You may view this obituary or sign the guest registry at www.hughesfuneralhomes.com