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Obituary: Owsley Warren Tobin, 68 Cumberland Co., KY

He was a former school teacher in Cumberland Co., KY. He was a retired employee of Haight Ashbury Free Clinics in San Francisco, and was affiliated with Big Sandy Holiness Church in Burkesville, KY at the time of his death

Owsley Warren Tobin, 68 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Wednesday, May 05, 2010 at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 11amCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main ST, Burkesville, KY with Elder Richard Tobin and Elder Rev. Jose' Anders officiating. Burial will follow the service in the Burkesville CemeteryVisitation will be after 9amCT, Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY.


Owsley Warren Tobin, Cumberland Co., KY (1942-2010)

He was born on January 25, 1942 in Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of the late Clarence and Regina Owsley Tobin. He died Wednesday, May 5, 2010, in Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY at the age of 68 years, 3 months, and 10 days.

He was a former teacher at the Elementary School in Burkesville, KY, for children of African American descent when schools were segregated, and was a retired employee of Haight Ashbury Free Clinics in San Fransico, California, having served as contracts manager. He was affiliated with Big Sandy Holiness Church in Burkesville, KY.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Henrietta Graves, and one brother, Charles Graves.

Survivors include the following:
  • Two brothers: Richard Tobin and his wife Pauline of Pomona, California, and Clarence Tobin of Evansville, IN

  • Two sisters: Ruby J. Wisdom of Evansville, IN, and Nelda F. Smith of Lexington, KY and a host of other relatives and friends.
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.


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