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Larry O. Osborne, Sr.

GALESBURG-Larry Olen “Recap’’ Osborne, Sr., 67, Galesburg, died at noon Saturday, Jan. 17, 2008, at the Heartland Health Care Center in Galesburg.

He was born Dec. 16, 1941, in Cave in Rock, the son of Roy Ivan and Lexi (Dixon) Osborne. He married Peggy Sue Tracy Sept. 15, 1966. He later married Christina Lynn Wilkins Aug. 12, 1971, in the Abingdon United Methodist Church. He then married Sherry Maxine Quinn Aug. 2, 1994, at the Lincoln Park Gazebo in Galesburg.

Larry is survived by his wife, Sherry; his sons, Larry (Gretchen) Osborne, Jr. of Abingdon and Jim (Kasey) Osborne of Knoxville; his stepchildren, Jason (Tiffany) Quinn of Enfield, Nathan (Cassy) Jackson, McLeansboro, Danielle Jackson and Shawn Jackson, both of Galesburg; two brothers, Gary Osborne, Sr. and Dale Osborne both of Carmi; two sisters, Lanita Bartley and Loretta Castleberry both of Carmi.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Larry had lived in the Galesburg area since 1964. He worked at Builders Supply/Gunther Construction.

He played lead guitar and enjoyed music very much. Larry also liked bowling and watching wrestling.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, in the Abingdon Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Bane officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009, in the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.

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