August 23, 1940 - April 21, 2019
J.C. Osborne, age 78, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 at his residence. He was the son of the late Hobart Osborne and Fannie Wilson Osborne. J.C. retired as a mechanic from General Motors. He is a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church. J.C. loved to spend time with his family and his dog, Angus. He enjoyed watching the car races on television and playing Bingo. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Sue Osborne; a daughter, Jackie Cable; two brothers, Kenneth Osborne and Bill Osborne and two sisters, Dean Barnett and Delores Cooper. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of thirty-nine years, Marie Asher Osborne, of the home; a son, Ronnie Osborne, Elizabethton; two daughters, JoAnn Cook, Elizabethton and Darlene Hammond, Cincinnati, OH; two step-children, Greg Morris, of the home and Gina Rutherford, Elizabethton; fourteen grandchildren, Tony, Ashley, Michelle, Jessica, Caleb, Crystal, Dallas, Angela, Jeremy, Michael, Amanda, Nicholas and Christopher; three step-grandchildren, Timmy, Nikki and Casey; twenty-three great-grandchildren and eight step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Ricky Osborne, Johnson City and three sisters, Linda Campbell, Johnson City; Shirley Jo Street, Cincinnati, OH and Maude Proffitt, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews and special friends, Bill and Pauline Flowers, Paul and Margaret Frye, Wilton Fields, Glen Fields and friends at the Johnson City Housing Authority also survive. A service to honor the life of J.C. Osborne will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, April 27, 2019 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Roy Yelton and Rev. Eldon Cook officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Garland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Christopher, Nicholas, Caleb, Dallas, Jeremy and Bryson. Honorary pallbearers will be Timmy Rutherford, Jerry Hammond, Ricky, Tony, Kenneth Loveless, Steve Stenstream and Dave Holtsclaw. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. on Saturday prior to the funeral service. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 2829 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
J.C. Osborne, age 78, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Sunday, April 21, 2019 at his residence. He was the son of the late Hobart Osborne and Fannie Wilson Osborne. J.C. retired as a mechanic from General Motors. He is a member of Poplar Grove... View Obituary & Service Information
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