Mr. Osborne was born Oct. 1, 1935 in Rosspoint, KY. and had lived most of his life in Harlan. He was a member of the Grays Knob Church of God.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dawson White Osborne and Maggie Cornett Osborne; 3 brothers, Dallas, Jackie and James Osborne.
Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Lillian Dixon Osborne; 2 daughters, Penny (Tony) Arwood and Melissa Epperson all of Harlan; 1 brother, Carlos (Linda) Osborne of Coldiron; 2 sisters, Iva Belle (Walter) Bryant of Kingsport, TN and Louanna (Cecil) Philpot of Watts Creek, KY; 2 grandchildren, Brandon and Emily Arwood both of Harlan; 2 special friends, Bud Dixon and Paul Epperson both of Harlan; he leaves many other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation was held Monday April 2, 2012 from 6 until 8:00 pm at Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm Tuesday April 3, 2012 at the Gray Knob Church of God with Rev. Don Smith officiating.
Burial will follow in Resthaven Cemetery, Keith, KY.
Pallbearers will be Bud Dixon, Paul Epperson, Tony Osborne, Leroy Saylor, Jimmy Smith and Cecil Philpot.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Walter Bryant, James Dixon, Clyde Dixon, Jerry Dixon, and Ken Dixon.
Condolences may be left at www.harlanobits.net.
Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Walter Osborne.