John H. Osborne, 87, of Asheboro, passed away on September 11, 2022 at Randolph Hospital.
Mr. Osborne was a native of Randolph County and a graduate of Asheboro High School. He served 12 years with the NC National Guard and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Asheboro. Mr. Osborne served his community as a former chair and member of Asheboro City Planning board for 24 years. He also was a former instructor with Randolph Community College and coached North Asheboro Little League Baseball. Mr. Osborne was former owner of Industrial Electric Motors and retired from Jockey International as a technical analyst. In his spare time Mr. Osborne was a Ham Radio operator (License WD4IGA), was an avid golfer and loved spending time at White Lake and Lake Tillery.
Mr. Osborne is survived by his wife of 62 years, Doris H. Osborne; sons, Steve R. Osborne and wife Sara of Concord, Dr. Jody N. Osborne and wife Heather of Clemmons, Larry E. Osborne and wife Stacey of Clemmons; grandchildren, Jordan Osborne, Daniel Osborne, Emma Osborne, Bailey Osborne and Kendall Osborne.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 2:00 - 2:45 pm at First United Methodist Church, 224 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 pm with Rev. Lynda Ferguson officiating and will be live streamed at www.fumcasheboro.org. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.
The family request in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to First United Methodist Church, 224 N. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27203.
Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the family.