Obituaries

Robert J. Osborne -

Robert J. Osborne, age 86, of 341 Ivy Branch Road, Creston, NC passed away Saturday March 1, 2014 at the Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation Center Boone, NC. He was born in Ashe County, NC. on September 1, 1928 to the late Kelly Emmerson Osborne and Dessie Roark Osborne. He was a member of the Rock Creek Baptist Church where he was a deacon and Sunday School teacher. His hobbies included reading.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Ray, Dwight, Rex, and Harry Lee Osborne and four sisters: Beatrice Price, Astor Ivey, Lena Ball, and Queen Grubb.

Survivors include: one sister: Iva Lee Hodge, Mountain City, TN; Special Nephew Edwin Price and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Osborne were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 from the Rock Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Rector Henson and Rev. Anthony Roark officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service.

graveside service followed from the Osborne Cemetery. Pallbearers were family and friends.

On line condolences may be emailed to his family through our website www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for Robert J. Osborne’s Family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, Tennessee.

Mr. Osborne’s obituary was inadvertently omitted in last week’s Tomahawk. The Tomahawk apologizes for this error.