When a hero sleeps, the world, all of a sudden becomes a lonely place. This is the reason the Obwa family is engulfed in grief by the passing on of Dr. Samson Osimbo Obwa (formerly of Daystar University) which occurred on 5th July 2022 after a short illness.
He was the son of the late Tertio Obwa and the late Elena Gango. He was the loving husband to Leah Omollo Osimbo. Loving father to Paul Osimbo (Uganda), the late Caleb Ouma, the late Andrew Osimbo (USA), Anthony Osimbo (USA), Shadrach Osimbo and Ruby Osimbo Kivuva.
He was a brother to Nehemiah Ambonya, Dishon Oyoo, Karen Aoko, Hulda Atieno, John Ochieng’, Linnett Akeyo, Perez Adhiambo and Florence Akinyi.
He was a step-son to Truphena Odada, Whose children include: the late Norman Obuya, the late Esther Adhiambo, the late Zablon Onyango,Tom Otieno, the late Joseph Mboya, the late Walter Omondi and Daniel Juma.
He was the father-in-law to the late Julie, KC, Susan, Chichi, Caroline & Richard Masai. Grandchildren, Hillary, Caleb, Christopher, Synthia, Beavon, John, Mical, Solomon,Amber, Zoey, Ruby, Nuru, Reuel, Clyde, Ivan, Ryan, Raynna, Rehema, Dylan, Alma and Riziki. His great-grandchildren are Arina, Julie, Arthur, Noella, Laith, Aldi and Hadassah.
He was a father to three specially adopted children, David Oyoo, Verah and Benta (Abeni).
Family and friends are meeting daily at his Ngong home Oloolua Rd. and at AIC Ngong Rd from 5:30pm for prayers and burial arrangements.
There will be a Church Service held at Ngong Road AIC on Wednesday, 13th July 2022 at 2.00pm.
The cortege will leave Kenyatta National Hospital Mortuary on Thursday the 14th July 2022 at 8.00am for his home in Oyugis where he will be laid to rest on 15th July 2022.
Romans 14:8 “If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord”