Oswald “Ozzie” E. Gaskins, 82, of Front Royal, Virginia passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Warren Memorial Hospital.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11 am at Greater Joy Baptist Church, Front Royal with the Rev. Ronald Poe officiating. Burial will take place Monday, April 15, 2019 at 11am at Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, Virginia.
Mr. Gaskins was born on May 4, 1936 in Delaplane, Virginia to the late William P. and Mae Lewis Gaskins.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years Geraldine Thornley Gaskins; three brothers, Leon Gaskins, Jerry Gaskins and Garland Gaskins; sister, Sandra Lynn Gaskins and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Shawn Brent, William Gaskins, Benjamin Thornley, Michael Thornley, James Thornley and Troy Gaskins.
Honorary pallbearers will be William Howard, Justin Grigsby, Clarence Baltimore, Tracy Gaskins, Dominique Gaskins and Terence Gaskins.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers Memorial donations may be made to Maddox Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.