78.5 F
The Villages
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Ollie Washburn

Ollie Washburn
Ollie Washburn

Ollie Washburn, 83, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Ollie and Lorene, his loving wife of 56 years had lived in Florida for 21 years most recently in Wiersdale, moving here from Pittsburgh, PA. He served his country in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Ollie was a corporate pilot for US Steel; retiring after 37 years as Chief Pilot. He was a quiet man, and was very deliberate and sincere when he spoke. He had many friends that he made while flying. Ollie loved to fly; built his own plane and last flew just 3 weeks before he passed away.

He is survived by his wife, Lorene; three sons, Ronnie Cody (Vickie), David Cody (Rhonda), Mike Cody (Lee) and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association.

The family will receive friends Monday, January 4, 2016 at 11 a.m. with the funeral service following at 12 noon at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, The Villages, Florida.

More Headlines
Stories in and around The Villages, Florida

The Villages, Florida

Letters to the Editor
Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

Colors add a breath of fresh air

A resident of the Historic Side of The Villages says a home with controversial colors is actually a breath of fresh air. Read her Letter to the Editor.

President Trump’s home invasion

A Village of Buttonwood resident sounds off on the FBI raid at the home of former President Trump. Read his Letter to the Editor.

The trolls need to get a life

A Villager has been following the case of the Villager with a bright mermaid painted on her garage door. He says the troll who reported her needs to get a hobby. Or a job.

People need to remember the rules when it comes to golf carts

A Village of Briar Meadow resident, in a Letter to the Editor, contends that Villagers need a refresher when it comes to rules about golf carts.

Why did dictator of Hungary speak at CPAC?

A Villages-News.com reader is wondering why CPAC invited the dictator of Hungary as its keynote speaker.

The Villages, Florida