Tifton Gazette


April 8, 2014

Keith Christopher Osborne Sr.

TIFTON — Keith Christopher Osborne Sr., 72, of Tifton died Monday, April 7, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals. Todd Osborne will give a eulogy. Graveside services and burial will be held Saturday at New Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery in New Zion, S.C. Honorary pallbearers will be Arthur Lee, Luis Alanis and Juan Ortiz. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

Mr. Osborne was born June 9, 1941 in New Zion, S.C. and was the son of Herbert Osborne and Eva Evans Osborne, both deceased. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Barney Osborne and Flynn Osborne. He was a plant superintendent with Georgia Pacific and a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Axon.

Mr. Osborne is survived by his loving companion, Lynn Smith Osborne of Tifton; three sons, Todd S. Osborne of Sarasota, Fla., Keith C. "Buddy" Osborne Jr. of Sumter, S.C. and Stephen Causey of McRae; two daughters, Chris Osborne Feutral of Grovetown and Stephanie Causey of Douglas; a brother, Clyde Osborne of Manning, S.C.; a sister, Faye Osborne of Manning, S.C.; 12 grandchildren, Skyler Osborne, K.C. Osborne, Dillon Osborne, Emily Osborne, Laura Osborne, Jake Causey, Hartley Causey, Lee Barnes, Holly Walden, Randi Harrell, Shelby Friend and Lily Causey; and 12 great-grandchildren, Lane Osborne, Kylee Osborne, Gracen Walden, Kate Walden, Miles Barnes, Wyatt Barnes, Sierra Feutral, Gage Feutral, River Feutral, Dylan Harward, Chase Harward and Chloe Harrell.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com.

Services for the Osborne family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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