Howard
Howard "Red" Osterbind

June 11, 1935 - January 26, 2019
Born in Richmond VA
Resided in N. Chesterfield, VA
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Howard Wayne “Red” Osterbind, 83, of Chesterfield passed on Saturday January 26, 2019 at his home. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Virginia Osterbind; parents, James and Grace Osterbind; sister, Janice Cordle; brother, Linwood Osterbind. Surviving him are his children; Sharon (Richard) Ellett, Timmy Leimberger, Henry (Lesa) Leimberger, Crystal (Scott) Oberbroeckling; Christie (Miles) Burton; grandchildren, Dennis, Stephen, David, Tiffany, Tyler (Mackenzie), Brook, Miles Jr., Scott Jr., Gavin, and Lindsey; and seven Great-Grandchildren. After serving in the US Army during the Korean War, Red returned home to Richmond. He joined the NASCAR Grand National circuit as a Mechanic for Monroe Shooke, owner, and driver, Emanuel Zervakis. Red later opened and operated his own repair shop, Osterbind’s Radiator and Muffler Service, which operated for over forty years. Red loved his family, he was an honest, hardworking mans’ man. His love for food, cooking, especially BBQ, reading, animals, nature, and his grandchildren. He was a frugal person and saved everything to be used and not wasted. The family extends a special, heartfelt thank you to Dr. William Coble and Tanya Watkins. Red’s cardiologist, Dr. Coble, always went above and beyond what was expected to care for Red. He helped Red maintain a quality of life that he and the family are thankful for and took the time to get to know Red. Tanya Watkins, Red’s wound care nurse from Sheltering Arms, became family over the year she spent caring for him. The family thanks her for her loving care and friendship.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 2 pm to 4 pm and 6pm to 8 pm at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Road. His funeral service will be 11 am Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.

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Sunset Memorial Park
2901 West Hundred Road
Chester, VA 23831
Visitation
Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service
10300 Pridesville Rd.
Amelia Court House, VA 23002
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Visitation
Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service
10300 Pridesville Rd.
Amelia Court House, VA 23002
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service
6500 Iron Bridge Rd.
N. Chesterfield, VA US 23234
Thursday, January 31, 2019
11:00 AM
Service
Sunset Memorial Park
2901 West Hundred Road
Chester, VA US 23831
Thursday, January 31, 2019
12:00 PM