1949 James 2020

James "Riley" Osborn

March 21, 1949 — June 27, 2020

James Riley Osborn, 71, of Lexington Missouri passed peacefully at his home Saturday, June 27, 2020.


A graveside service will be held Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Memory Garden Cemetery, Lexington, Missouri at 11:00 am. Services have been entrusted to Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South Street, Lexington, Missouri 64067, 660-259-2245. In Lieu of food and flowers memorials in Riley’s name are suggested to Lafayette Regional Health Center Heart Memory Wall or to the Wentworth Museum where Riley was a student and his parents worked. Memories of Riley and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook page.


Riley worked at Research Medical Center for 14 years, Lafayette Regional Health Center for 20 years and Wentworth Military academy for 2 years. He served as a Maintenance Engineer, Director of Plant Operations and the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds. Riley was a member of Operating Engineers Local 101 and a member of the ‘Cops and Robbers’ poker club.


Riley is survived by his wife of 26 years, Dona Osborn, children: Paul Osborn of Lexington, MO; Dawn Chambers of Lexington, MO; Erik Osborn (Angela) of Jefferson City, MO; Kristi Roach (James) Lexington, MO and Sandra Greene (Jeff) of Sedalia, MO as well as 8 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and brother, David Osborn (Nancy) of Overland Park, Kansas.


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