Charles “Chuck” Edward Osborn, Sr., 74, of Connersville, passed away Saturday evening, July 23, 2022 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Richmond, Indiana on September 27, 1947, one of five children of Evan Stanley and Anna Louise Gindling Osborn, and he was a 1965 graduate of Connersville High School.

On May 26, 1972, he was married in Columbia United Methodist Church to Leona Mae Reese. Mrs. Osborn survives.

For over 35 years, he was employed at Greene Manufacturing as a plater. He was later employed at Batesville Tool & Die Manufacturing for ten years, retiring in 2010.

He enjoyed working around the house mowing the lawn and cutting wood. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Besides his wife of 50 years, Leona Osborn, survivors include two children, Charles Edward (Aarika) Osborn, Jr. and Alisha Griffey (Mike Hudson), both of Connersville; Ruth Ann Dubois, who he raised as his own; five grandchildren, Lexi (Jake) Baudendistel, Maria Wells, Grace Osborn, Liliana Griffey, and Eli Griffey; one great grandson, Charlie Baudendistel, and one soon to arrive; a brother, Ronnie Osborn of Connersville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father and mother-in-law, Robert Elwood and Jessie Mae Reese; two brothers, Evan and Dennis Osborn; and a sister, Virginia Schubert.

Family and friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. with Eric Hopkins officiating. Burial will be in Laurel North Cemetery.

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