Richard E. Oborn

January 08, 1925 ‒ May 28, 2008

Bucyrus, Ohio

Richard E. “Dick” Oborn, 83, of 8322 Edgemoor, Houston, Texas 77036 and formerly of Galion, passed away peacefully at his home in Houston, May 28, 2008.

He was born in Bucyrus, Jan 8, 1925 and was the son of the late Willard Oborn and Mabel Aidt Oborn Zachardy. He graduated from Bucyrus High School in 1942 and served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He moved from Galion to Houston in 1975. While in Galion he worked for Allstate Insurance Company at Sears in Galion. While in Houston he worked as a salesman for Motorola.

Surviving is his loving wife of 53 years, Helen Kaufman Oborn; four children, Mike Beth Oborn of Calif., Lana Roger Landon of Galion, Tammie Anderson of Texas and Rich Oborn of La.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Todd Everly and a son-in-law, Billy Anderson.

A memorial service was held in Houston, May 31, 2008. Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, OH 44833.