Osborne, Scott Byrd

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Scott Boyd Osborne, 72, of Fairmont, died on Tuesday (May 19, 2009) at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born on April 15, 1937, in Smith County, Va., a son of the late Arch Seymour and Lillian Etta Hoston Osborne.

Mr. Osborne proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for seven years. He was a graduate of Virginia Technical Institute. He was employed with Alcan Aluminum for 25 years as a mechanical engineer.

Scott was a member of the Elks Lodge in Clarksburg and liked to golf. He enjoyed studying foreign languages and took a Spanish class at Fairmont State University.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Bonnie Collins Osborne; his son, Steven Osborne of Fairmont; his sister, Helen Kathleen Osborne Roberts of Saltville, Va.; his niece and nephews, Judith White Harry, Tennis Seymour White, Charles Keith White and Larry Lee White and their spouses; six great-nieces; three great-nephews; eight great-great-nieces and nine great-great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, Scott was preceded in death by his brother, Allen Osborne; his sister, Velma Virginia Osborne White; and his brother-in-law, James Roberts.

Friends and family may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Services will be held at the funeral home today at 1 p.m. with Pastor Skip Vincent officiating.

Interment services will take place on Friday at Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, Va.

Online condolences may be sent to the Osborne family at Kendall Funeral Home.