Richard L. "Rich" Osborn

October 4, 1962 - April 30, 2020
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Richard L. Osborn, Jr. age 57 of Lima, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2020. He was born Oct. 4, 1962 in Kenton, Ohio to Richard and Karen (Williams) Osborn, Sr., his mom survives in Lima.
Rich had most recently worked as a manager in the hospitality industry. He had been a licensed funeral director and embalmer for many years working in Cridersville, Cincinnati, Tennessee, Alabama and North Carolina. He had attended Perry High School, Xavier University and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.
Additional survivors include daughters: Jessica Cockerell-Osborn of Alabama and Cierra Osborn of Florida; a grandson Peyton Benefield; sisters: Tammy (Joe) Lehman-McDonnell of Lima, Cindy E. (Dan) Tritipo of Laurelville, Ohio, Kristine (Doug) Poland of Springfield, Ohio and Kimberly Dickerson of Lima; brother-in-law Ken Dickerson of Columbus; a special friend Pam Keith of Lima; several nieces, nephews. He was loved by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father Richard Osborn, Sr. and a brother-in-law Brent E. Lehman.
Due to the COVID 19 virus private family services will take place and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to Perry Local Schools c/o the Athletic Department.
Cremated remains will be entombed in a coral reef in the future.

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Born: October 4, 1962
Died: April 30, 2020

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Jessica posted on 12/16/20

I miss you, dad πŸ¦‹β€πŸ¦‹


Susan posted on 6/22/20

26 years have past since I last saw Richard. Although many years have gone by, I never forgot about the time we spent together as friends. I can remember the first and last time our eyes met. You will always have a special place in my heart. You will be dearly missed. Rest in peace my friend.


Greg and Laura Kessen posted on 5/11/20

I am very sorry about your loss of Richie, I want to offer my deepest sympathies to the Osborn family. I'm sure he will be missed as a father,brother,uncle, and we want to offer our prayers to the family in this time of sorrow,


Dave and Barb West posted on 5/9/20

We offer our prayers to you the family. A life too short! Only God can give you comfort, from one who knows grief. Richie will be remembered as a Commadore!


Bill Stoody posted on 5/8/20

I was so sorry to hear of Richie passing. I haven't seen Richie in a very long time but he, his sisters and parents have been in my thoughts many times over the years. My condolences to all of you. Rest in peace Richie.


crady smith posted on 5/5/20

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crady smith posted on 5/5/20

Richie and I were friends in our school years at Perry! I send my deepest sympathy, my sincere condolences, and many thoughts and prayers to all of his family! He will be sorely missed by his family and others.


David and Penny Williams posted on 5/4/20

Tammy, Cindy, Kris, Kim, Aunt Karen and families. There are no words to say to make your loss any easier but please know you all have been in our every prayer. Love u all❀ "Memories are a doorway to the past and the more one treasures the memories the wider the door will open"βœοΈπŸ™


Jim and Chris Conrad posted on 5/4/20

Sorry for your loss! Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers!


Kimberley Perkins posted on 5/4/20

Prayers in your time of loss.


John Jr. Osborn posted on 5/4/20

My heart and prayers go out to my family. Although I had not seen my cousin for many years, I have great memories of him as we were growing up. So sad and will miss him. At the same time so happy he is no longer in pain. Love all of you!


linda toth posted on 5/4/20

My deepest and sincerest sympathy to all the family and friends for the loss of Richie.


Tim White posted on 5/4/20

I was blessed to share a measure of my childhood at school with Rich. He was a great friend; very compassionate and caring. I especially appreciated our talks after baseball practice and all the years of sharing through the halls of Perry High School. My deepest sympathies to all of his family!


Grayling Brown posted on 5/4/20

my heartfelt sympathy to all of Richard's family. I unfortunately didn't know him long, but I do know that he was a very compassionate and straight up individual. I will surely miss him. Rest in peace my dear friend.


Penny Gray posted on 5/4/20

So Sorry for your loss! I graduated with Rich! (class of 1981) Heaven gained another angel. Friends, Penny (Wade) Gray


Kim Paxton (Bowman) posted on 5/3/20

May he Rest In Peace and many thoughts and prayers to the family. So sorry for your loss.


Pam Keith posted on 5/3/20

Gonna miss ur crazy giggle. Makes me smile❀️ As you would say love πŸ’— you my friend. I hope your telling many stories to my son and loved ones. I got many stories to tell about you to all ur loved ones. I don’t even think you knew how loved you were by so many. Rest easy my friend πŸ’žπŸ’“πŸ’—πŸ’–πŸ’˜


Brenda Parlette posted on 5/3/20

Karen, Tammy,Cindy Chris and Kim. I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Brenda from West Ohio Gas


Sandy Youngpeters posted on 5/3/20

Tammy and Cindy, So sorry to hear the loss of your brother, will keep your family in my thoughts. Keep him in your heart.


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Christine Blankenship Reno posted on 5/3/20

I’m so sorry for your loss.


Patsy Spring posted on 5/3/20

So very sorry Kim. May your memories be a comfort to you.