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Homer 2 Osborne

Born: Sat., Jun. 18, 1927
Died: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
Location: Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Location: Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home

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Homer 2 Osborne, 90, of Bickmore, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, entered into rest Thursday, November 16, 2017.
Born June 18, 1927, he was the son of the late Randolph Bib and Marilda (Neal) Osborne. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, Forest, Clem, and John D. Osborne; sisters, Ruth Woofter and Ann Osborne.
Homer was a WWII Navy Veteran, co-founder of Clay Camper Co., Member of UMWA, Trustee and member of Lick Fork Baptist Church, CEO & Cast Member of Solomon’s Secret Outdoor Drama. He worked in Mining 28 years, 20 years as a House Contractor.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ressa Schoonover Osborne; sister, Mary Osborne Jones; son, James Brock Osborne; daughters, Frankie Jo (Len) Alvis , Vickie Dail (John) Brown and Billie Shane (Wayne) Cooper; seven grandchildren, Shannon Brown, Shalon (Brian) Moore, Jonathan (Renee) Brown, Tiffany (Aaron) Boggess, Alisha (Adam) Taylor,  Trinity Cooper and Kevin (Leslie) Alvis; eight great-grandchildren, Corey Mays, Nathaniel,  Keaton Brown, Kinsley, Lauren Boggess, Wyatt and Shelby Moore, Lucas Alvis; one great-great-grandchild  Kayson Mays.
The Family would like to Thank Hospice, Kindred Care, Family, Friends and the VFW.
Services will be held 12:00 P.M. Monday, November 20, 2017  at Wilson Shamblin Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Ministers Johnny Randolph Osborne, Rocky Osborne and Jonathan T. Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Schoonover Cemetery, Beechy Ridge, with Military rights.
Friends may gather with the family 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the funeral home, Clay, WV.
On-line condolence may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Wilson Shamblin Smith is honored to be serving the Osborne family.

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Kristen Merritt-Lang
   Posted Fri November 17, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss, reading the remembrance of your grandfather shows what a truly amazing man he was. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.

Mary Kathryn King
   Posted Sat November 18, 2017
Ressa & Family,
I am remembering you in thought and prayer. You have been a blessed
family and will continue to be thanks to the Good Lord.
Mary Kathryn

   Posted Sat November 18, 2017
A truly beautiful obituary for an amazing man. My heart is with you all.

Catha kauffman
   Posted Sun November 19, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with y'all. He was my idol as a child. Greatest man I ever knew on this earth. He made my life better. So sorry for your loss. My heart is so sad. God keep y'all in His care. 🙏🏼. Catha. ❤️

Kaye King Lakin
   Posted Sun November 19, 2017
Vickie and Family,
I am so sorry for your lose.

Mike and Debbi Gunther
   Posted Mon November 20, 2017
I am truly sorry for your loss,but one day we will all see each other again where we will never be parted.We pray and know the Lord will comfort your hearts today and always,as only He can do.Keep your eyes on the Lord.

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