UNION — Mr. E. Wayne Osborne, 63, husband of George Anne Beard Osborne, 103 Catawba St., Union, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012.
Mr. Osborne was born in Chester, April 28, 1949, a son of the late Elijah R. Osborne, Sr. and Marilyn Melton Osborne and William Harry “Buddy” Fairfax and Zelma Bagwell Fairfax. He was a graduate of Union High School and was retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing. Mr. Osborne member of Morningside Baptist Church where he was a member of the J.D. Gaines Sunday School Class. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #75, York Rite Bodies and the Hejaz Shrine Temple. Mr Osborne was a loving husband, daddy, papa, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend.
Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Michelle O. Cody and husband Blake of Union; two granddaughters, Ashton and Leah Cody, both of Union; two nephews whom he thought of as sons, Michael Smith and Travis Mullis; a special niece, Teresa Smith; a special sister-in-law, Linda Beard Smith; five sisters, Janet (Mickey) Fincher of Rock Hill, Diane (Jerry) Thomas of Edgemoor, Tina (Jerry) Rollins of Chester, Susan (James) Cato of Beaufort, Sherry (Harry) Malpass of Hartsville; four brothers Johnny Osborne of Edgemoor, Terry (Vickie) Fairfax of Chester, Jeff (Kathy) Fairfax of McConnells, Keith (Pam) Fairfax of Hickory Grove.
Mr. Osborne was predeceased by a brother, Roy Osborne, Jr. and a sister, Lori Fairfax Tinsley.
Funeral services will be held, 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Morningside Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Larry Plyler, Rev. David Black, and Mr. Larry Tyler. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be, Ray Osborne, Jerry Thomas, Dean Rollins, Ben Ivey, III, Jimmy Chastain, Danny Mize, Roger Ford, and Robert Small. The following are asked to sit in a group: the J.D. Gaines Sunday School Class, Employees of Austin Rehab, Employees of Genevia Total Care.
Visitation will be held 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Morningside Baptist Church, 112 Bates Ave, Union, S.C. 29379.
The family is at the home, 103 Catawba St., Union.
S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home