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Rodney Osborne, age 50, of Charlotte, North Carolina and formerly of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2011 following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on May 16, 1961 to the late Edgar Ray Osborne and Gladys June Sexton Osborne. Prior to his illness, Rodney worked as a Senior Electric Designer. He was a United States Navy Veteran. Rodney is survived by his son, Jesse Osborne, of Kingsport, TN; sisters, Shelly Osborne of
Wilkesboro, NC and Keri Osborne of Hudson, NC; brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry and Margie Osborne of Johnson City, TN and Steve and Judy Osborne of Speedway, IN, and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 12-2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Mike Bowers and Brother Larry Osborne officiating.
Graveside service and interment followed at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
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The family of Rodney Osborne has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.