The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

February 13, 2013

Franklin Dale Osborne


KINGMAN, Ind. — Franklin Dale Osborne, 70, passed away Jan. 31, 2013, after a short battle with cancer.

Dale was born April 12, 1942, to Robert and Ida Kathleen Osborne.

Dale leaves behind his loving wife of 42 years, Ramona “Susie” Osborne (Coffing); children, Robert Shane Osborne, Ramona (Donny) Gill and Lenora Whittington; grandchildren, Malachi Whittington, Reyce Barna, Elias and Iris Gill. He also is survived by brothers, Larry (Jackie) Osborne and Marion (Margaret) Osborne, of Covington, Ind.; and numerous nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

Dale was preceded in death by both parents and an infant son.

Dale spent the majority of his life in the Covington area before residing in Arizona for the past eight years. Dale was fast to make friends and leaves many friends in both places.

There will be a celebration of life to be announced in the spring in Indiana.

Guest Book