Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Julian W. Osbon, former President/CEO of Osbon Group, has died at age 74, confirmed by the Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Home.
Mr. Osbon is a former Chairman of CSRA Community Foundation, University Health Care Foundation, Historic Augusta, Inc., Augusta History Museum and Augusta Tomorrow, according to Forbes. Osbon & Associates owns and operates Hancock Mill Development Company and The Marbury Center. He served as the president of Osbon Auto Supply Co. Inc. from 1963 until 1983, a family tire and automotive service business established in 1923.
According to Mr. Osbon's Facebook page, he is a 1958 graduate of Aiken High School. Mr. Osbon also studied Business Administration/Finance and History at Wofford College and graduated in 1963.
He also served on the Research Institue Board Executive Committee at the Medical College of Georgia, a Foundation Board Member and the Presidential Search Committee in 2001, according to his obituary. He was also a part of the Georgia Senate mandated Joint Study Committee in 1999 to consider the future of the Medical College of Georgia.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Community Foundation for the CSRA at 1450 Greene St Ste 228, Augusta, Georgia 30901-5234.