Dennis “Duke” C. Osborne
May 09, 1944 ‒ October 31, 2019
LOUDONVILLE: Dennis “Duke” C. Osborne passed away Thursday morning, October 31, 2019, in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital surrounded by his family. He was 75.
He was born May 9, 1944, in Cincinnati to parents James & Garnett (Korn) Osborne. Dennis was a 1963 graduate of Mt. Healthy High School where he was an all-star pitcher on the baseball team and an all-star player for the basketball team. After high school, he went on to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Morehead State University.
He married Pauletta Kilgore on July 10, 1965, and went on to work for Kroger as a plant manager for over 37 years until retiring in 2003.
In spare time, he owned and operated many mobile home parks and campgrounds, and enjoyed buying and selling real estate.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years Pauletta Osborne; his children Rick (Karen) Osborne, Kim Miller, Scott (Karen) Osborne, and Dan (Jackie) Osborne; grandchildren Rick, Joey, Jakob, Andie, Jared, Erin, Ryan, Nick, and Madison; great-grandchildren Rowyn and Sawyer; his sister Melody Whitaker; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by his son-in-law Doug Miller and his brother Jim Osborne.
The Osborne family will receive friends Sunday, November 3, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Snyder Funeral Home- Lindsey Chapel, Loudonville. A funeral service honoring Dennis’ life will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Celebrant Dave Roberts will speak. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery.
Contributions in Dennis’ memory to the National Kidney Foundation may be made at the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Homes-Lindsey Chapel is honored to serve Dennis’ family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com