William Osbourn

William Burl Osbourn, 85, of Huntington went home to be with the Lord, his loving wife and daughter on May 14, 2013.

He was born July 28, 1927, in Fonzo, W.Va., a son of the late Ernest and Martha Christine Hayes Osbourn. He retired from Columbia Gas Transmission. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Loretta Lee Law Osbourn; daughter, Brenda Sue Hunt; brother, Morgan; sisters, Madeline, Josephine, Peg, Connie, Ruth; two sons-in-law, David Welch and David Hunt.

He is survived by three daughters, Linda Welch, Peggy (Roger) Given, and Janet Stevens; eight grandchildren, Jane and Brian Welch, Chaney and Chad Given, Christi Nel, Amber Kohler, Ashley Stevens, and Hanna Hunt; six great grandchildren, Noah and Keziah Welch, Isaac and Benjamin Given, Lainey Given and Paisley Hunt; special friend and loved one, Marty Stevens. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today, at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, and after 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon Friday at Steele Memorial United Methodist Church, by the Rev. Ralph Sager and the Rev. Dr. John Sauvage. Entombment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Steele Memorial United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 346, Barboursville, WV, 25504. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.timeformemory.com/ wallace.