December 7, 2016 at 12:00pm

Robert K. Osborne, 92, formerly of Decatur, passed away on December 7 at Pine Brook Center in Venice, Fl.

Bob was born on January 21, 1924 in Decatur to Clyde and Mena Osborne. He graduated from Decatur High School before joining the army. He married the love of his life Helen Louise Holle on August 8, 1947. Bob graduated from Millikin University in 1950 with a degree in engineering and spent most of his working career at Superior Welding Company where he retired from the position of president.

He and Helen moved to Venice, Florida where he could pursue his love of golf year round. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 3 sisters, and 1 brother. He is survived by his son, Keith Osborne of Venice, FL, daughter Jan (Ron) Dobbs of Decatur, brother Bill of Decatur, sister Sue Ambler of Champaign, and granddaughter Alison (Kip) Chumbley of Decatur. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Obituary written by family members.

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