George R. Osborn, age 69, passed away Sunday morning, March 1, 2015, at the IU Bloomington Hospice House in Bloomington. He was a resident of Brown County.
George was born in Indianapolis on October 28, 1945 to his parents, George W. and Ruth E. (Ackerman) Crawford. He was a 1964 graduate of Harry Wood High School in Indianapolis. George married Sharon L.G. "Sherry" (Ford) Osborn on April 17, 1965 in Nashville. She lovingly survives after 49 years of marriage.
He is also survived by his mother, Ruth E. Welch of Brown County, children, Bill Lee Osborn and Donald Raymond (Louisa) Osborn both of Bedford, grandchildren: Marie Christy and Chad (Amber) Christy both of Frankfort, KY and great granddaughters: Aryiana & Autumn Christy both of Frankfort, KY.
George was preceded in death by his father, and a brother, Harold Lee Osborne.
He retired in 1996 as an Inspector for Cummins Engine Company in Columbus after more than 30 years of service. After retirement, George enjoyed working at the Amoco Station in Nashville as the morning clerk. He attended the Saint Agnes Catholic Church in Nashville and was a member of the Diesel Workers Union in Columbus. George enjoyed fishing, hunting and reading western and history novels. He will be remembered for helping others in need and for his love of his family.
Sister Eileen Flavin will conduct a funeral service at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of George to the "Sisters Little Fund" of Saint Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McLary Road, Nashville, IN 47448.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Osborn family
at www.meredith-clark.com . Information: (812) 597-4670