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Riley William Osborne

January 4, 1940 — March 19, 2022

Warrensville

Riley William Osborne

Riley William Osborne, age 82 of Warrensville, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2022 at Ashe Memorial Hospital.  Mr. Osborne was born in Ashe County, North Carolina on January 4, 1940 to the late Arlie and Hettie Price Osborne.  In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Osborne and David Osborne as well as one sister, Mary Belle Strange.  Riley retired from United Chemi-Con, he like to golf and loved his family very much.

Mr. Osborne is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Richardson Osborne, three daughters, Cathy Finley and husband, Lundy of Lansing, Angie Key and husband Frankie of Millers Creek and Sarah Roark and husband, Tony of West Jefferson, three brothers, Cline Osborne of Kannapolis, Raymond Osborne of Warrensville and Tommy Osborne of Denver and one sister, Pam Neaves of West Jefferson.  Five grandchildren, Tabetha Howell and husband Dave, Justin Finley and wife Amanda, Robbie Roark and wife, Amber, Chelsea Greer and husband Matt, Jesslyn Conner and husband, Cory, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 2:00pm at Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Elder Lundy Finley, Minister Danny Miller, Elder Fred Richardson and Rev. Lloyd Day.  Burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery. Mr. Osborne will lie in state one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 6:00-8:00pm at Badger Funeral Home.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Silas Creek Baptist Church or to New Bethel Baptist Church.

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Past Services

Lie in State

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Badger Funeral Home & Cremation Services

300 East Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Badger Funeral Home & Cremation Services

300 East Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Badger Funeral Home & Cremation Services

300 East Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694

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