Marvin “Jim” Osborne Jr.


Marvin James “Jim” Osborne Jr., 75, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022, at his residence. He was born May 31, 1947, to the late Marvin J. and Virginia P. Crowder Osborne Sr. He was a 1965 graduate of Zanesville High School, employed as a steel worker for AK Steel and Birkhimer Asphalt. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #302, was a well-known area softball umpire and an avid car detailer. He enjoyed watching The Ohio State University, Cleveland Indians and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jim loved to travel to Las Vegas but most of all he loved his family. He served our country and protected our freedom in the United States Army.

Surviving is his wife, Ruth Efaw Osborne; two sons: Chad Michael (Elizabeth Ann) Osborne and Nicholas Osborne; two sisters: Mary Barnhart and Connie Lyons; and five grandchildren: Aurora Davidson, Daphne Osborne, Dax Osborne, Camden Hammond and Kiersten Hammond.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters: Margaret Jean Osborne and Diane Wilson; and a brother Michael Osborne.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11AM on Thursday, August 18 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD, ZANESVILLE. The funeral service will start at 11AM in the Snouffer Chapel with Minister Chris Steele officiating and Full Military Honors will proceed.

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