Roger P. Osborn, age 79, of Edon, Ohio, died at 6:20 A.M. on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, in Evergreen Manor Care Center in Montpelier, Ohio, where he had been a resident for the last month. Mr. Osborn was a lifelong resident of Edon, graduated from Edon High School in 1952 and served in the United States Army with the 81st Armored Cavalry Battalion. A lifelong farmer, he served on the board of the Edon Farmer’s Co-op for nine years, was a member of the Edon Lions Club, Edon Church of Christ, and Edon American Legion Post #662 and also served as a Florence Township Trustee for fourteen years.
Roger P. Osborn was born on March 6, 1934, in Edon, the son of Paul L. and Wava (Longabarger) Osborn. He married Marilyn I. Maybee on September 5, 1953, in Edon and she survives.
Survivors also include one son, Terry Osborn, of Valentine, Nebraska; two daughters, Janilyn (Michael) Thomas, of Montpelier, Ohio, and Sandra (Dennis) Kaiser, of Edon; seven grandchildren, Jody (Josie) Osborn, Brent (Courtny) Osborn, Jennifer (Sean) Keiss, Trent (Brandi) Thomas, Michelle (Erin Thompson) Thomas, Krystal (Tyler) Hake and Kayla Kaiser; ten great-grandchildren; and four brothers, Richard (Jeannie) Osborn, of Sturgis, Michigan, Raymond (Jane) Osborn, of Loveland, Ohio, Ronald (Marsha) Osborn, of Milford, Michigan, and Robert (Marlene) Osborn, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
Visitation will be held in the Krill Funeral Home, Edon, on Friday, February 14, 2014, from 2:00-8:00 P.M. Services will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. in the Edon Church of Christ with David LaDuke, Minister officiating. Interment will follow in Edon Cemetery with grave side military rites conducted by Edon American Legion Post #662.
Memorials are requested to the Edon Church of Christ or to the Foundation for Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders.