Eugene Garfield Osborne, 97, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at his home. Mr. Osborne was born Nov. 21, 1922, in Ashe County to Beldon Conklin Osborne and Lucretia Woodie Osborne. Mr. Osborne served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and was retired from Shaver Howard Furniture. He loved to read and was a very smart man. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Oma Pauline Anderson Osborne; five brothers; six sisters; and granddaughter, Kylea.
Surviving are his son, Allen Osborne of North Wilkesboro; daughter, Rebecca Woods of Mulberry; grandchildren, Elton Osborne, Paula Adams and husband, Billy, Dana Wingler and husband, Nathaniel, Laura Shepherd and husband, Shane, and Tara Williams; great-grandchildren, Emily, Taylor, Bradley, Emma, Haylea, Ashlea, Tyler, Ethan, Kirsten, Jared, Hagan, Mya and Mason; and great-great-grandchildren, Piper, Lydia, Cadence and Bryan.
The funeral service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, at Miller Funeral Chapel with Rev. Steve Smith officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family received friends at Miller Funeral Service from 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Health & Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com.