Richard Osborne

Richard Arnold "Skeet" Osborne Sr.

Friday, June 7th, 1940 - Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Richard Arnold Osborne Sr. (Skeet), 79, passed away on September 1, 2019 at home in Battle Creek, MI. Skeet was born June 7, 1940 in Battle Creek, MI. Skeet married Doris in 1969, they were happily married for 50 years. Skeet worked as a meat-cutter at Meijer and Save A Lot in Battle Creek, and later retired from Lifespan Home Medical Equipment.
Skeet was preceded in death by his Parents, Clifford and Madeline Osborne, Brother, Todd Osborne, Son, Richard Arnold Osborne Jr. (Rick), Son-In-Law, Mark Radloff, Great-Grandson, Mavrick Allen Cartwright and Special Buddy, Skeeter's Little Molly Girl.
Skeet is survived by his Wife, Doris Osborne of Battle Creek, MI, Daughters, Cynthia Girard of Battle Creek, MI, Karen Stringfellow (Walt) of Ocala, FL, Linda Youmans (Tony) of Battle Creek, MI and Nancy Radloff of Mill Creek, IN, also 20 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren.
Skeet was a member of the National Horseshoe Pitching Association of FL. Skeet was on the Oak Bend Horseshoe Team in Ocala, FL., Skeet also enjoyed playing golf, hunting, fishing, camping and bowling. Skeet and Doris enjoyed dancing, traveling and spending winters in FL.
Per request, Skeet asked for no service, but he did request a celebration of life, at the PNA, 15 Clair St, Battle Creek, MI 49014 on Monday, September 16, 2019 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm.
Arrangements by the Baxter Funeral and Cremation Service, 269-788-9800
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    Monday, September 16th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Polish National Alliance (PNA)
    15 Clair Street, Battle Creek, MI 49014
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49014
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Debbie Card

Posted at 09:22pm
Always remember garbage can stew and sweet corn when can!ping!!!so sorry for your loss Doris, Linda. Cindy, Karen, Nancy

Lawrence Howard

Posted at 07:44pm
I’m glad I got to know this great guy.
Larry h customer service technician Lifespan Home medical.

Sandy Gerbitz

Posted at 10:02pm
Doris, our prayers and thoughts are with and your family. Skeet was a great man and he will be greatly missed by his friends at Oak Bend and the Oak Bend Horseshoe gang! Love Sandy & Randy Gerbitz

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Posted at 07:23pm
Skeet, you will be sadly missed by all of us at Oak Bend Horseshoe Club, Ocala, Fl. Rest in peace Skeet. Our heartfelt condolences to your family.
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