Spc. Jacob Andrew Osborne, 20, died Saturday, April 28, 2012.
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Born in Augusta, he was the son of Allan F. and Amanda Howard Yager, of Flagler Beach, Fla., and David Osborne, of Danielsville.
Jacob was a 2010 graduate of Oglethorpe County High School and member of New Life Christian Fellowship, Crawford. Upon graduating from high school, Jacob joined the U.S. Army and was most recently a power generator mechanic.
He enjoyed sports, video games, and playing on his computer. Jacob had a true love for God and all his family and friends.
Survivors in addition to his parents include his sisters, Ashley Osborne, of Athens, and Holly (Ricky) Blowers, of Cherry Point, N.C.; brother, Chase Yager, of Athens; paternal grandparents, George and Gaye Yager and Ann Drake; maternal grandparent, Nancy Howard; aunts and uncles, Nina Stewart, Terry Howard, Lisa (Tommy) Rich, Donna (Stanley) Wilkes, and David (Kate) Yager; and many great-aunts and -uncles, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at the Lord & Stephens East Chapel, with the Rev. Jamie Williams officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, May 4, at the funeral home.
Flowers will be accepted.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East, Athens, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home - East Chapel
4355 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on May 2, 2012