Charles Warren Osbun
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LANCASTER: Charles Warren Osbun, 92, of Lancaster, formerly a 47 year resident of Millersport, passed away July 30, 2014, at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born May 29, 1922, in Galloway, Ohio and was a graduate of North High School in Columbus, Ohio.
Charles was a retired dairy farmer. He was a WW II Veteran serving with the 504th MP Battalion, Company A. He took part in some of the European and African theaters and received a Purple Heart after being wounded at the battle of Anzio. He was an avid OSU fan and loved golf and bowling. He was a member of the American Legion Post 637 in Millersport.
He is survived by his daughters, Carla (Robert) Pellitt of Pickerington and Marla (Charles) Weaver of Lancaster; three grandchildren, Brian Weaver of Columbus, Nathan (Kristan) Weaver of Columbus, and Stephanie Pellitt of Pickerington.
Preceded in death by his wife, Esther Morrow Osbun; father, Frank Osbun and mother, Dema Osbun Livingston; sisters, Elizabeth Butterman and LauraBelle Walbolt; and brother, George Osbun.
Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 am Saturday at the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130. Funeral service after the visitation at 11:00 am Saturday. Burial will follow at the Millersport Cemetery with military honors by the Millersport Veterans Burial Detail.
Memorial gifts may be given to Meals on Wheels of Fairfield County, 253 Boving Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301.
Frank E. Smith Funeral Home
405 North Columbus Street Lancaster, OH 43130
Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2014