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Charles Wendell Osborne

Charles Wendell Osborne was born June 16, 1956, at Maryville, MO to Charles William Osborne and Mary Frances Osborne (Porter).

He passed away at KU Hospital Sunday, March 24, 2024, surrounded by his girls, at the age of 67.

In 1958 he moved to Blairstown with his family, after graduating from Sherwood High School.

In 1974, he went to work at Heimans in Holden where he met his wife, Gail. They were married in March 1979. They had three daughters. He was very active in the girl’s lives including, horsemanship and sports.

After working at International Paper in Pleasant Hill for a number of years, he took a Sales Rep. position at Cedar Creek Lumber in Grandview and retired from there in 2020. He enjoyed retirement very much.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles, and Frances Osborne, one brother Henry, two brother-in-laws, Rex Coulter and Jim Keller, and one nephew Jeff Coulter.

He is survived by his wife Gail of the home; three daughters; Holly Osborne, Clarksville, TN, Kelly and husband George Haggard, Holden, MO, and Katie Osborne of the home; four grandchildren; Jordan, Emalee and Benji Haggard and Wyatt McPherson; two brothers; Steve Osborne and wife Joyce of Kansas City, Eddie Osborne of Warrensburg; two sisters Charlotte Keller of Chillowee and Robin Osborne of Warrensburg and many nieces and nephews.

Wendell was cremated, we will have a Celebration of Life Gathering Saturday, May 4, 2024, at the our house, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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