BEEKMANTOWN — William W. Osburn, 65, of Beekmantown, N.Y., passed away peacefully at his home on the Burke Road, Beekmantown, on March, 24, 2003.
He was born Sept. 26, 1937 in Bedford, Iowa, the son of Walter and Mildred (Pollock) Osburn.
After graduation from Bedford High School, William enlisted in the U.S. Air Force May 31, 1956. He proudly served his country as an aircraft mechanic for 24 years and did one tour in Vietnam, retiring in 1980. While serving his country he received the U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal and the Bronze Star Metal. He is presently a member of the American Legion Post 20.
After retiring from the service he continued to work, working for Patrick