CYCLONE — Minnis Osborne, 73, of Cyclone, departed this life on Monday, May 12, 2014, at his home.
He was born July 17, 1940, in Lorado, W.Va., a son of the late Wavy Osborne Daniels.
Minnis was a member of the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. He was the Sunday School Superintendent for 40 1/2 years, and Sunday School Teacher for 43 years. Minnis worked for Eastern Associated Coal Corp. at Kopperston, W.Va., for 26 years and was a member of Local Union #7604.
Minnis enjoyed the outdoors, camping, and hunting, but his main priority was his church and family.
In addition to his mother he is preceded in death by his grandparents Landy and Lessie Osborne Bostic, and Charlie Bostic who raised him from birth; his daughter Betsy Osborne Garvey (his Ten-Ten); a brother Vester Osborne; two sisters Letha Webb and Cindy Price.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 54 years Charlotte Lusk Osborne; two sons Dean and wife Eva, and Rex and wife Norma; two daughters Bonnie and husband Jed, and Dolly Osborne all of Cyclone; nine grandchildren Brandi, Zac, Logan, Chelsie, Carli, Casey, Brooklyn Osborne, Cody Tolliver, and Brittany Miller and husband Adam all of Cyclone; two great-grandchildren Dason Griffey and Adalynn Miller; two sisters Brookie Lusk, and Juanita Toler all of Cyclone; four brothers Willis and Wannis Daniels of Cyclone, Eugene Daniels of North Carolina, and Braden Daniels of Greenville, W.Va.; special brother-in-law James Lusk and his wife Beulah of Cyclone; special nephew Carlos Webb and his wife Joyce; and special niece Donna Toler and husband Ran all of Cyclone; and a host of other loving family and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Bright Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, Cyclone, with Pastor Jackie Lusk officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Brown’s Cemetery, Cyclone.
Friends may gather with the family 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at the church.
E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at www.staffordfamilyfuneralhome.com.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.