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Robert Colmand Blosser III

Robert Colmand Blosser III, born February 14, 1934 to Robert Colmand Blosser II and Mary Opal Wilson in Montgomery, WV passed away Friday, April 8, 2016. He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel, a daughter, Mary Beth, a brother, James, a sister, Judith, and his parents.

He is survived by Martha Sue Hamersly Blosser, his wife of 28 years; his children, Rob and Debbie Blosser, Lori and Steve Ratliff, Joanna and Greg Baird, Vince and Dana Osborn, Rick Osborn, and Luke and Mary Beth Osborn; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and another on the way, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Bud was a commercial airline pilot — a captain with Eastern Airlines for 22 years, which he said many times “was the best job in the world.”

Visitation will be held on Saturday April 9 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Puckett Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. at the Farmville United Methodist Church with a reception to follow in the church social hall. There will be a private interment at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Farmville United Methodist Church, PO Box 64, Farmville, VA 23901 or Fuqua School, PO Drawer 328, Farmville, VA 23901.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com