Wilbur P. Osborn, 97, of Waterford, passed away at UPMC Hamot on Saturday, April 26, 2014. He was born on October 8, 1916, son of the late Harley and Nancy (Donnell) Osborn.

Osborn, Wilbur P.He is survived by his children: Don Osborn (Joanne) of Union City, Peggy Pifer (Dave) of Melbourne, FL, Joanne Holst (Marvin) of Erie, Dale Osborn (Lynda) of Henderson, KY, and Duane Osborn (Susan) of Union City. Also, 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren.

Wilbur was preceded in death by his loving wife of 75 years, Grace R. Jones; his sisters, Doris Foster and Margaret Tryzbiak; his brother, Robert E. Osborn; granddaughter, Vicki (Osborn) Schrader; and great-great-granddaughter, Amanda Lynn Allen.

Wilbur’s life work was all within the agricultural industry. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church since its inception and was involved in the area Church Brotherhood. He was a founding member (#12) of the Dodge Brothers Club, and an active member of the Presque Isle Region Antique Automobile Club and the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society. His focus in life was his faith, family, friends, and fanatic love of cars.

Friends may visit at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A celebration of his life will be held at Asbury United Methodist Church, 23 West Second Street, Waterford, PA 16441 on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Jim Fish will officiate. Interment will follow at Waterford Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church.