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William "Herschel" Osburn

July 23, 1937 — May 13, 2023

Brentwood, TN

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William “Herschel” Osburn   Age: 85

 

Of:  Brentwood, Tennessee    Died: Saturday, May 13, 2023, at his home in Brentwood.  Herschel was born July 23, 1937, in Charlotte, TN to James Sylvester & Ara Louise Coleman Osburn. He was a member of the Concord Road Church of Christ.  He loved boating, traveling, gardening, cooking, and following the Titans and Vols.  Herschel worked in aluminum smelting as a supervisor with Consolidated Aluminum and Wabash Alloys for over 36 years.  Family meant everything to Herschel.

 

Visitation: will be 6-8 Friday and 12-2:30 Saturday, May 20, 2023, at the Spann Funeral Home.

 

Funeral Service: for Herschel Osburn will be held at 2:30 pm Saturday, May 20, 2023, from the chapel of Spann Funeral Home.

 

Interment: will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery

 

Survived by:

 

Wife:

   Gaile Bone Osburn of Brentwood, TN

 

2 Daughters:

   Melanie Osburn Smith DDS (David) of Murfreesboro, TN

   Angela O. Randolph (William) of Dickson, TN

 

5 Grandchildren:

   Shane Smith, Abby Phillips (Jason), Quinn Smith, Allison Graves, Reese Smith

 

1 Great Grandchild:

   Ara Phillips

 

2 Step Grandchildren:

   Jessica & Joshua Randolph

 

1 Step Great Grandchild:

   Adeline Randolph

 

Preceded in death by:

   Parents: James Sylvester & Ara Louise Coleman Osburn

   2 Brothers: James & Charles Osburn

   4 Sisters: Elizabeth Granger, Mary Elmer Purkaiser, Sara Robinson, Imogene Hickerson

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the American Cancer Society.

 

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Friday, May 19, 2023

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Saturday, May 20, 2023

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Saturday, May 20, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

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