John D. "Dave" Osborne, of Bradenton, was born on December 4, 1943. He passed from this life on June 15, 2013. Son of Howard and Janet (Dunn) Osborne; he is survived by wife of 31 years, Barbara (Proper) Osborne; daughter, Tracie; son in law Brian; son, John; daughter in law Diana; son, Scott, daughter in law, Amanda; and son, Paul and daughter in law Catie; brothers, Dwayne and Marvin; grandchildren, Erin, Ryan, Noah, Jack, Brighton, and Ashleigh; and many friends and extended family. A 1961 graduate of Manatee High School, Dave served in the United States Marine Corps from 1961 to 1965. He worked for Tropicana, Fruit Growers Express, Sears & Roebuck, and GTE/Verizon. Dave retired from Verizon in 2007. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother who shared his knowledge and determination with all he met. A eulogy service will be held at Mansion Memorial Park in Ellenton, FL at 12:00 pm on Saturday, July 13, 2013. A celebra-tion of life will follow at 4723 69th Court East, Palmetto, FL.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on July 11, 2013