Charles “Geno” E. Osborne, age 74, of Salem, passed away Friday, January 7 at Salem Crossing.
Mr. Osborne was born December 22, 1947, in Kentucky the son of Zelma Marie Osborne Newby and Irvin Newby. He was a former employee of Housewoods. He was a member of Big Spring Church of Christ and Salem Senior Citizens. He was an avid horseshoes and euchre player.
Charles is survived by his daughter: Ginger Gibson (Donald) of Salem, a step-son: Virgil Sparrow (Kortney) of Salem, two brothers: Larry Newby and James Newby both of Salem, three sisters: Kathryn Newby Norman of Salem, Wanda Carol Rice (Lewis) of Paoli, and Phyllis Feary (Bob) of Salem, three grandchildren and four step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother: Robert Newby, a sister: Brenda Newby and his parents.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1PM at Weathers Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Big Spring Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8PM and Wednesday from 9AM-time of service.