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Dr. Gustav Ofosu


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Dr.  Gustav Ofosu Obituary
Dr. Gustav Ofosu

AGE: 77 •

Surrounded by family and friends, Dr. Gustav Kwadwo Atta Ofosu departed this life on Sunday, May 29, 2016. He was born on March 9, 1939 in Akropong-Akuapem, Ghana, West Africa.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his twin sister Esther Ofosua, sister Lydia and brothers Isaac and Owusu.

Dr. Ofosu, also affectionately known as Doc and Gus, was a retired Professor and Chairman of Department of Biology, Delaware State University, retiring in 2008 after 41 years of teaching. After retirement, he was awarded the status of Professor Emeritus at DSU. He was loved by his students and known by his catch phrase, "Biology, is easy my friend!"

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 47 years, Dr. Mildred Huff Ofosu, three adult children, twin daughters, Asua of Dover, DE; Asi of Bryans Road, MD and son Jasper (Natasha) and one granddaughter, Sophia, all of Alexandria, VA; brothers: Alfred Kissiedu (Lucy) of Bronx, NY and Asiama Kissiedu of Tema, Ghana-West Africa; as well as a host other relatives, former students and friends.

Home going services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Calvary Baptist Church Rt. 8, Dover. Friends may call from 6-8PM, Friday evening at Torbert Funeral Chapel South, 1145 E. Lebanon Road (Rt.10), Dover and 9:30 - 11AM Saturday at Church. Interment will be at Sharon Hills Memorial Park.

Letters of condolences may be sent and guest book signed at www.torbertfuneral.com.
Published in The News Journal on June 10, 2016
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