William "Bill" Rome Osborne, 84, a resident of Greensboro died Saturday March 17, 2013 at Wesley Long Hospital. Mr. Osborne was born November 18, 1928 in Charlotte, the son of William Alexander and Eugenia Goodwin Osborne. He was retired from Duke Energy where he worked in the meter department. Bill, a veteran served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Richard "Pete" Osborne and his sister, Patricia O. Lennon.
On June 9, 1951 he was married to the former Mary Elmore, who survives of the home. Surviving in addition to his wife is his daughter, Kathy Lynn Osborne Collins Allen of the home; one brother, Alton Osborne of MI and his grandson, Derrick William Collins.
The family will receive friends at the Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Home Sedgefield Chapel on Thursday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Private family graveside services will be held with Military Honors provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard.