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Osborn, Jr., Alfred "Bud" Bryan

Visitation:
Date: Friday, June, 20, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a Masonic Service at 7:30 PM and after 9:00 AM on Saturday, June 21, 2014

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Service:
Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Interment:
Bethel Cemetery, Lonedell, MO


Memorials/Donations
To the Family to be divide between Bethel Cemetery, Lonedell, MO & Indian Prairie Cemetery, Union, MO

Obituary
OBITUARY

Alfred Bryan Osborn, Jr., known to most as Bud, of St. Clair, MO, departed this life at his home in St. Clair on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, having reached the age of eighty-one years, ten months and twenty-two days. Bud was born in St. Clair on July 26, 1932, son of Alfred Bryan Osborn, Sr. and Matilda “Mattie” Francis Osborn nee King. On October 14, 1951, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Mae Phillips and four children came to bless this union.

Bud is survived by his wife, Dorothy Osborn of St. Clair, MO; by one son, Jack Osborn and fiancé, Cheryl Stulce, of Lonedell, MO; by two daughters, Jill Middleton and husband, Mike, of St. Clair and Jeanne Menke and husband, Francis, of New Haven, MO; by two brothers, Dennis Osborn of Columbia, TN and J.J. Osborn and wife, Barbara, of St. Clair; by one sister, Pat Bearden of St. Clair; by seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred, Sr. and Mattie Osborn; by one son, Jimmy Osborn; and by one sister, Eileen Rulo.

Bud was a Christian and long time member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Lonedell, MO. In recent years he enjoyed visiting Christ Chapel in St. Clair, MO. During his working career he was employed as a truck driver through the hall of Teamsters Local 682, The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Steelworks and Machinists of America, where he was a proud member, retiring after twenty-eight years of service. Bud was also a member and Past Master of Easter Lodge 575 AF & AM of St. Clair, MO, Order of Eastern Star Chapter 96 of St. Clair, Shriners International, and Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, S.J., U.S.A., Valley of St. Louis, Orient of Missouri Valley. Other memberships included Republican National Committee, National Rifle Association, Missouri Farm Bureau and St. Clair Elks Lodge 2651. Bud was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying his Cessna. He also loved to go fishing, hunting and traveling to Western states to go four-wheeling. What meant most to Bud was time spent with his family. The love they shared and many precious memories they created will live in their hearts forever.

A kind and loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great and great-great-uncle, cousin and treasured friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.

Masonic services were held at 7:30 PM on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO. Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the funeral home with the Rev. Jay Tilson officiating. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery in Lonedell, MO. Memorials may be made to the family for the benefit of Bethel Cemetery in Lonedell and Indian Prairie Cemetery in Union, MO.

  

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