William Booker Osborne

August 12, 1948 - April 24, 2016
William Booker Osborne

William Booker “Butch” Osborne, 67, of Moundsville, went to be the Lord on Sunday, April 24, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.

Butch was born August 12, 1948, in Welch, W.Va., a son of the late Booker T. and Jearl Dee (McCarty) Osborne. He was a retired transportation guard for the W.V. State Penitentiary, Moundsville; and a U.S. Army veteran. He was also a Shriner and a member of the Masonic Marshall Union Lodge No. 8 and Harvest Baptist Church, Moundsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Troy Osborne. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sue (Green) Osborne; four children, John Osborne of Moundsville, Kevin (Kimmie) Osborne of Columbus, Ohio, Teresa (Dave) Kasun of Keyser, W.Va. and Melissa (Daryl) Crow of Moundsville; a sister, Carolyn Cook of Moundsville; five granchildren, Eric and Michael Osborne, Cierra (Aaron) Nelson, Corey Kasun and Hayden Crow; and a great-grandson, Conner Nelson.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at the CARE Funeral Home, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, from 11 am until time of funeral services at 1 pm, with Pastor Rodney Hubbs officiating. Interment will follow in Parkview Memorial Gardens, Wheeling, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veteran’s Honor Guard and Masonic services provided by the Masonic Marshall Union Lodge No. 8.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Moundsville Veteran’s Honor Guard, 800 First Street, Moundsville, or online at www.treasuredmemoriesfunding.com. Online condolences may be offered to the family at carechapel.com.


Service

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
12:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

Burial

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Parkview Memorial Gardens - Directions

Wheeling, West Virginia

Visitation

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

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  • April 24, 2016
    Kevin and Janet Freshwater says:
    Prayers for your family and you Sue. He will be missed dearly, but we all know he is in a better place. May he rest in peace. God Bless you all.

  • April 25, 2016
    Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of William Booker Osborne, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of..... US Army Veteran, William Booker Osborne, “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • April 25, 2016
    Kassie Knotts says:
    So sorry to hear this news. Butch was a great asset to us here at Winans and he will be truly missed. May he rest in peace. Our thoughts are with his loved ones in this difficult time.

  • April 26, 2016
    Amanda Stowers says:
    Butch always had a positive attitude. He had a loving nature. You will be missed greatly.

  • April 27, 2016
    Alan Shann says:
    A true friend and someone you could always count on. He will truly be missed and not long forgotten. I will miss him.