John William “Will” Osborne, Jr. (29) of Wylliesburg, VA went to be with the Lord on August 22, 2019. Will was born on June 8, 1990 in Halifax, VA. Will was a simple man. He loved home. He was known for his contagious smile, carefree spirit, his love for his family and friends, farming, hunting, and riding his Tyrex. He enjoyed everything he did, including serving others. Will was a member of Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his father, John William Osborne, Sr. (Stacey), mother Marsha Osborne (George), brother, Travis Osborne, and sisters Madison and Allie. Paternal grandmother Myrtle Osborne, maternal grandparents Raymond and Betty Pollard. He is also survived by a special friend to the family, Shannon Tharpe, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Will is predeceased in death by his paternal grandfather Raleigh E. Osborne, maternal grandfather Carol G. Watts, and cousin Colton B. Osborne.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, August 26, 2019, at Hebron United Methodist Church, Wylliesburg, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will accept friends and family at the homes of both John Osborne and Marsha Osborne. In lieu of flowers the family has requested you consider donating to one of the following in honor of Will, Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department, The Colton B. Osborne Scholarship Fund, The Hebron Methodist Love with a Giving Heart Fund, or The New Hope United Methodist Scholarship Fund. Funeral arrangements are being conducted by Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA.

 

Condolence Messages

  1. Linda Goodrich

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    I’m so sorry for your loss! Sending prayers!

  2. Sherry Green

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    So very sorry for your loss! Met Will when he was born watched him grow into a wonderful man! Loved his contagious smile and personality

  3. Cathy Taylor

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha I am so sorry for your loss. Michael thought the world of Will. My thoughts and prayers are with you now and will be in the coming weeks and months.

  4. Jennifer

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    We are praying for you all!

  5. Jeff and Kay Winn

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    John and family, Marsha and family, you all are in Jeff and my thoughts and prayers. My heart broke when I heard the news. I always enjoyed seeing Will come in Red Oak Mini Mart because I knew I would be laughing by the he left.

  6. Jennifer & Scott Bishop

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    John St and family Scott and I are so sorry for your loss you all are in our prayers.

  7. Markeisha Roberts

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    So sorry for y’all loss. He was such a sweet guy when ever I saw him. He always made me laugh at work. He will be missed

  8. Tiffany

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    To the Osborne family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray for strength and comfort in this very sad and heart breaking time. Please remember that God will see you all through.
    Sincerely,
    Hassan and Tiffany Davis

  9. Terri S Jones

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts & prayers to your family at this difficult time.

  10. Dale and Irvin Lindsey

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha and family you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Bernice Fears

    25 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha ,I am so sorry for the loss of your son ,I pray for our Lord to hold you close an heal your broken heart ! Robert an Bernice Fears .

  12. Blanche Ridgeway

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  13. Tammy Stearnes Silby

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha I am so sorry for your loss.Prayers to you and your family.

  14. Wendy Boyles

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    So sorry for your loss! You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

  15. Raymond and Wanda Hudson

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Thinking and praying for all of you and may God wrap his arms around you all during this most difficult time.

  16. Lisa & Tim Tharpe

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Praying for your entire family – I can tell the huge group of friends Will had, and his service & outreach was great. God bless you all!

  17. Susanne Williams

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha thinking of you at this time. Sending up prayers.

  18. Peggy (Dunaway) Brown

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you , your family and friends during this very difficult time.

  19. Susan Mandrackie

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha Christy and I send prayers for you and your family in this time of your loss.

  20. Samantha Smith

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    I met Will in high school and he sat behind me in history class. He was always making jokes and he made me laugh so hard every single day. Fly high Will and Rest in Peace.

    Sending prayers to your family.

  21. Wanda B. Kuntz

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Marsha, I am so very sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you today and through the days ahead. Love, Wanda Blount Kuntz

  22. Karren DeJarnette

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    Thinking of each one of you during this sad time. May God give you comfort as you face the difficult days ahead.

  23. CONNIE & JERRY MASON

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    We send love and continued prayers to all in the family.Our hearts are broken over your loss.Our thoughts are with you for comfort and peace.

  24. Judith Vaughan

    26 August 2019 3 months ago

    John and Marsha we are so sorry to hear about the loss of Will. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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