Oscar Hosey Burrow
Oscar Hosey Burrow, Florence, was born April 10, 1927, to Joseph and Hettie (Taylor) Burrow and was raised on a family farm near Spruce Pine. He peacefully passed away from this life into the arms of our Lord and Savior surrounded by family April 22, 2016.
Mr. Burrow was a longtime resident of Littleville. He was a retired labor foreman for TVA Browns Ferry and served in the Army during the Korean War, where he earned a service medal with two bronze stars. He was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Russellville for 65 years.
Funeral services will be held April 25 at Pinkard Funeral Home, Russellville. There will be an open visitation from noon to 2 p.m. Service will follow in the chapel with the Rev. Chad Beck and Thomas Loyd officiating. Burial will follow at Franklin Memory Gardens.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Hattie Burrow; brothers, Blakley, John, Harry, William and Howard; twin brother, Arthur, Phillip (Buddle); and sister, Helen McQuire.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara E. (Cummings) Burrow; daughters, Linda Hall and husband Larry and Kathy Greenhill and husband Ducky; grandchildren, Jason Hall and wife Jennifer, Justin Hall and wife Kit, Tracy McCalpin and wife Jennifer and Chad McCalpin and wife Kelly; and great-grandchildren, Wes Hall, Conner Hall, Alex Hall, Carley Grace McCalpin, Carson McCalpin, Collin McCalpin, Caitlyn Pace, Logan McCalpin and Landen McCalpin.
Mr. Burrow shared the Bible with everyone he met. He was an avid Alabama football fan; he deeply loved his family with all his heart and soul; and in his leisure time he enjoyed watching old Western films.
Pallbearers include Tracy McCalpin, Chad McCalpin, Jason Hall, Justin Hall, Logan McCalpin and David Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund.