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Golden Osborne

December 4, 1930 — May 19, 2023

Thousandsticks, Kentucky

Golden Osborne was born December 04, 1930 In Leslie County, KY to the union of the late Gillie and Bessie Holland Osborne.

Golden had been a life-long resident of Leslie County and by occupation he was a retired concrete mason and finisher.  Before working in the concrete business, Golden had worked as a roof bolter in the coal mines.

Golden enjoyed hunting, fishing, and sitting on his porch whittling.   Most importantly, spending time with family and friends.

Golden departed this life on Friday, May 19, 2023 at his residence surrounded by his family.  Golden was 92 years old.

In addition to his parents, Golden was preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife, Dallie Osborne, one son, Eddie Osborne, one grandson, Billy Joe Osborne, two brothers, Floyd and Raleigh, three sisters, Annie Gibson, Mary Ellen Lambert and Laura Osborne, sons-in-law, John Jones and James “Jimbo” Johnson, daughters-in-law, Wilma Griffie Osborne, Edith Griffie Osborne and Joyce Ann Terry Osborne.

Golden leaves behind six sons, Golden Osborne, Jr. (Helen), Joe Osborne (Rhonda), Robert “Pete” Osborne, Curtis Osborne, Floyd Dean Osborne (Von) and Donnie Osborne (Jamela), all of Thousandsticks, KY.  Two daughters, Maxine Norlund (Ray) and Janie Johnson (Scott Edgin), both of Thousandsticks, KY.  Four brothers, Elmer Osborne (Dorothy) of London, KY, Gerald Osborne (Betty), Hurl Osborne (Nancy) and Cecil Osborne (Ailena) all of Thousandsticks, KY.  One sister, Daphine Sizemore of Thousandsticks, KY.  A very special niece, Rose Ann Rice of Thousandsticks, KY, nineteen grandchildren, Jamie "Goob” Osborne (Gail), John E. Jones (Lashell), Steven Jones (Kim), Donovan Norlund, Billy Norlund, Jerry Woods (Denise), Dalton Osborne, Justin Johnson (Denna), Joshua Osborne, Curtis James C.J. Osborne, Anna Hacker (Brian), Amy Norlund (Dustin), Tiffany Johnson, Judy Osborne (Chris), Ashley Turner (Mark), Tonya Helton (Curtis), Hannah Osborne, Brittany Osborne, Sallie Ann Wheldon (Brennen), eight step grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren, eleven step great grandchildren, and seven great-great grandchildren. A host of other relatives and friends also survive.

The funeral for Golden Osborne will be held at 2p.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023 at the Davidson Fork Church of God with Patrick Morgan and Randy Woods officiating.

Interment will follow in the Gillie Osborne Cemetery at Thousandsticks, KY with Jamie “Goob” Osborne, Jerry Woods, Steven Jones, John Jones, Dustin Eldridge, Donnie Osborne, Jimmy Darrell Fouts, Josh Osborne and Joe Osborne serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 6p.m. – 9p.m. Tuesday evening at Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home and after 5p.m. on Wednesday evening at the Davidson Fork Church of God.

Arrangements are being handled carefully under the direction of Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Golden Osborne, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, May 23, 2023

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home

23185 U.S. 421, Hyden, KY 41749

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Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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