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Edward "Ed" Osborne

September 7, 1931 July 1, 2019
Edward "Ed" Osborne
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Obituary for Edward "Ed" Osborne

Edward Osborne, 87 years of age of the Slate Creek section of Grundy, VA went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 1st, 2019. Born in Grundy, VA on September 7th, 1931, he was the son of the late Howard and Vernie Ward Osborne.

Ed was a member of the Stacy Church of God of Slate Creek serving the Lord for many years, and a retired coal miner. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean Conflict, a member of the VFW Post #7360 and American Legion Post # 164, and was proud to serve in the Honor Guard providing military rites.
He was a member of the Slate Creek Volunteer Fire Department, where he remained an honorary member until his death. He was a volunteer for the Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens where he delivered meals to the elderly. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing and knew no strangers in his path of life, always offering a hug, laugh, or smile. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family. A loving husband, dad, and popaw.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was his loving wife of 57 years Ann Rife Osborne March 15, 2014, sisters, Virgie Woosley and Alice Osborne, brothers, Leonard, Hobert, John Henry, Harlin, Ingram, Glenn Osborne and his son-in-law Paul Whitehead.
Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Carol Whitehead and Rita Osborne, both of Lexington , NC: one son, Curtis Osborne and wife Linda, of Grundy Virginia; one Granddaughter, Kelly Hurley and husband Keevin, of Lexington NC; one Grandson, Michael Osborne and wife Kris, of Roanoke, VA; one Great-Grandson Landon Kase Hurley; one sister, Bonnie McClanahan.
Funeral Services for Ed will be held at the Shortridge Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, Friday July 5th at 12:00 noon with Pastors David Peters, Curtis Crouse, and Evangelist Hobert Kennedy officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenhills Memorial Gardens in Claypool Hill, VA.

Military Rites will be conducted at the cemetery by the VFW Post #7360 and American legion Post #164.

Active pallbearers will Michael Osborne, Keevin Hurley, Bill Crigger, Anthony Osborne, Travis Rife, Tim Ward, and Jory Rife.
The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Thursday, July 4th after 6:00 p.m. with services beginning at 7:00pm.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Edward Osborne have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

4

Jul

6:00 PM 7/4/2019 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Evening service will be held at 7:00

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

5

Jul

12:00 PM 7/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Evening service will be held at 7:00

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenhills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy Cedar Bluff 24609 VA
United States
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