Charles “Geno” E. Osborne, age 74, of Salem

Charles “Geno” E. Osborne, age 74, of Salem


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.