Elder Chester William Osborne, Sr. departed this life on December 9, 2019 at his home in Morton, MS.
He spent most of his years in WV preaching, singing and meeting the needs of many people. He was ordained to preach the gospel in 1970 by The Christian Fellowship Conference where he remains an honorary member. Other accomplishments of his life were working as a welder at Howell Company in IL, coal miner with Pittston Coal Company in WV, maintenance man at Koch Foods Hatchery in Morton, MS and also a former mayor of the town of Auburn, WV.
He was preceded in death by his father McKinley Osborne and his mother Mae Osborne along with 4 sisters and five brothers.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 54 years, Dreama; three daughters, Jennifer (Paul) Maynard of Morton, MS, Shara (David) Carpenter of Morton, MS and Joyce (Garry) West of Morton, MS; three sons, Chester, Jr. (Taunja) Osborne of Auburn, WV, Jonathan (Patricia) Osborne of Harrisville, WV and Claude (Katherine) Osborne of Harrisville, WV; thirteen grandchildren; twenty three great-grandchildren and a host of relatives, friends and church family.
A private viewing for immediate family only will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, WV with a public funeral service at 12 PM with Rev. Timmy Ison preaching and Rev. Eddie Maynard reading the obituary.