Bruce Linton Osburn Jr.

Bruce Linton Osburn Jr., age 74, of  Tomball, Texas passed away unexpectedly December 23, 2021.

Bruce was born on September 23, 1947 in Tecumseh, Mich., the son of Bruce Linton and Thema (Eversole) Osburn, Sr. Bruce was a Tecumseh resident for the majority of his life and moved to Texas 15 years ago to be near his grandchildren. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam war.  

Bruce retired from the Ford Motor Company after many years of service. He was a loving father and grandfather. Bruce was a member of both the Tecumseh American Legion and the VFW.

His favorite pasttime was watching the ponies wherever he happened to be. 

Bruce is survived by his children, Craig Osburn of Tecumseh, Tom (Laura) Cottrell of Columbus and Jewell (Tim) Bryan of Tecumseh; sister, Lucille (Monty) Hoffman of Tecumseh; brother, David (Melinda) Osburn of Anchorage, Alaska; 13 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Leonard.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on January 7, 2022 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh with military services conducted by the Tecumseh American Legion and Tecumseh VFW.  Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. preceding the service at the funeral home.



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