Ralph was born April 20, 1942 to the late Lee & Minerva Osborne. He was employed by the Harlan Co. Board of Education Maintenance Department for over 40 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Deloris Moore Osborne; 2 children, Judy (John) Swanson of Cawood, Ralph E. (Brenda) Osborne of Bledsoe; 1 granddaughter, Victoria Swanson (Kris) Cox of Harlan; 1 grandson, John Ben (Laura) Swanson of Cawood; 2 step grandsons, Matt & Josh Creech of Bledsoe; 2 step grandchildren; 1 brother, Tom (Wanda) Osborne of Rio Vista; 2 sisters, Novella Napier of Detroit, MI and Wilma Price of Harlan; he leaves several nieces, nephews, and 1 honorary granddaughter, Heather Stewart Meyers of Harlan.
Funeral services will be 2;00 pm Monday June 4, 2012 at the Cawood Church of God Mountain Assembly with Rev. Franklin Stewart officiating.
Burial will follow in the Fields Cemetery at Cawood with Grandsons and friends serving as Pallbearers.
Visitation will be after 5:00 pm Sunday June 3, 2012 at the Cawood Church of God Mountain Assembly.
Condolences may be left at www.harlanobits.net
Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving Osborne family.