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John Fate Osborne, age 71, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at the Mountain City Care Center. He was born on September 23, 1943 to the late Golden and Emmer Mahala Osborne.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a daughter, JoAnne Osborne; sisters: Shirley Jean South, Cressie Blevins, Wilma Dare Dunn and infant sister, Mona Lee Osborne and brothers: J.R. Osborne and William Tracy Osborne.
John was a United States Army Veteran. He loved playing and listening to Bluegrass music.
John is survived by his loving wife of 43years, Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Osborne; daughter and son-in-law, Joannie and Teddy McQueen; brother, Robert Osborne; grandchildren: Ethan McQueen, Chance McQueen and Noah McQueen and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service for John was conducted at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with Pastor Steven Spencer officiating.
The family received friends from 4-6:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Graveside service and interment with military honors conducted by the Johnson County Honor Guard were conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Mahala Cemetery, Creston, North Carolina. Pallbearers were Tommy Eastridge, Tracy Greer, Danny Osborne, Ronnie Garland, Teddy McQueen and David Spencer.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 924 Medical Park Drive, #201, Mountain City, TN.Condolences may be sent to the family at
The family of John Fate Osborne has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.