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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: OSBOURNE: S.W.Dub Osbourne-9/4/2005>usa\tx
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 20:14:33 -0000


Mr. S.W. "Dub" Osborne , 87
Died: Saturday, April 09, 2005, in Ft. Worth, Texas
An informal celebration of the Life of S.W. (Dub) Osborne, 87, of Grandview
will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 13, 2005 in the Cleburne
Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Joe Stephens will officiate. Burial will be in the
DFW National Cemetery in Dallas.
Mr. Osborne passed away Saturday, April 9, 2005 in Ft. Worth. He was born
September 27, 1917 in Corsicana, TX. to Albert Lee and Georgia Arlena Wells
Osborne. He started school in Hillsboro and lived in Johnson County since
the 1920's. He enlisted in the 36th Division Texas National Guard in Johnson
County in 1939 and served in the 132nd Field Artillery as a truck driver
until the end of WWII. He remained a member of the 36th Division Association
attending many annual reunions. Mr. Osborne was a member of the Arrowhead
Chapter of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association and enjoyed
remembering and sharing stories of his WWII adventures in North Africa,
Gremany, Austria and the invasions of Southern France and Italy. He was an
avid reader and a lifelong stockman, raising cattle, trading horses and
running fox with his beloved hounds. He retired from the Santa Fe R.R. in
the 1960's and served as a Johnson County Deputy under Sheriff Cliff Benson
from 1969-1972. He married Sandra Sue Harris on October 13, 1972 in
Hamilton. They moved to Grandview in 1975 and raised, trained and showed a
bloodline of spotted donkeys and mules that is still known throughout the
U.S. and in 3 foreign countries. Mr. Osborne served as Regional Rep. and
Registry Inspector for the American Donkey and Mule Society and was 2-time
President of the Southwestern Donkey and Mule Society (awarded a lifetime
membership in 2000) and was a member of Terry's Texas Rangers SCV Camp. He
was a former member and officer in the Midway Saddle Club, Burleson Mounties
and Alvarado Range Riders riding clubs.
Survivors include his wife Sandra Osborne of Grandview; sons, Charles
Osborne and wife Dorris of Cleburne, Jerry Osborne of Carlsbad, N.M.;
daughter, JoAnne Frizzell and husband Jimmy of Cleburne; sister, Roberta
Cashion of Cleburne; grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great
grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Jesse, Clyde and Jack;
sisters Loucille Fouston, Bernice Jones, Vesta Irwin, Mary Holloway and
Marie Prater.
Visitation will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cleburne Funeral Home.

Service Schedule
Visitation Date:
Tuesday, April 12, 2005
Visitation Time:
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Visitation Location:
Cleburne Funeral Home
Service Date:
Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Service Time:
10:30 a.m.
Service Location:
Cleburne Funeral Home Chapel
Burial Date:
Wednesday, April 13, 2005
Burial Location:
DFW National Cemetery




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