Lucky Osborn, of Wiota, Iowa (formerly of Atlantic, IA) passed away at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, IA on Friday, January 24, 2014.
Lucky was born on October 28, 1943 in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Lawrence and Myra Ada (Miexner) Osborn. He briefly lived in West Liberty as a child before his family moved to Atlantic. He was married to Joyce Juhler in 1962. Lucky was married to Linda (Hansen) Osborn, in their home, on December 31st 1994. He worked as a truck driver for most of his professional life - most recently for Mueller and Sons.
Lucky was a proud member of the Eagle’s Club for many years. Music was a large part of Lucky’s life, and he was part of several bands in which he played bass guitar and sang. Some of these include: The Blue Tones, Living Country, Whisky River and Break Away. He was also interested in bowling, golf and riding motorcycles in his younger years. Lucky was a “jokester” who enjoyed people and folks enjoyed talking with him. He never knew a stranger and he had friends “everywhere.”
Lucky is survived by his wife Linda; and son D.J. Osborn of Atlantic, IA; a son and daughter from his first marriage, Todd (Rhonda) Osborn of Dallas Center and their children Ashley, Ryan, and Sara Osborn, one daughter Marcey (Barry) Fickbohm of Manhattan, KS and their children Jocelynn (Chris) Fitch and Ethan Fickbohm; a sister Florence (Lawrence) Bishop of Tingely, IA; and also a number of nieces and nephews; and several grand nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers Johnny and Walter; two sisters Mary Kruger and Angeline Gaunt; and one grandson Joseph Allen Osborn.
Lucky Osborn’s funeral service will be held at First Church of Christ in Atlantic on Thursday January 30 at 1:30pm, with Pastor Dale Kesterson officiating. Family will meet with friends on Wednesday January 29 from 5-7pm at Roland Funeral Home in Atlantic. There will be Open Visitation available at Roland’s Monday through Wednesday from 8am to 5:30pm daily.
Roland Funeral Service of Atlantic, Iowa is caring for Lucky’s family and the arrangements. Condolences and Lighting of Candles may be left in his guest book at www.rolandfuneralservice.com
In His Loving Memory
Leslie "Lucky" Osborn
October 28, 1943 in Iowa City, Iowa
Entered Into Rest
January 24, 2014
At the Age of
70 years 2 months and 16 days
Celebration of Life
One thirty on the afternoon of Thursday, January 30, 2014
First Church of Christ Atlantic, Iowa at 1310 S.W. 7th Street
Pastor Dale Kesterson
Lucky's family invites relatives and friends to join them
for a lunch following the committal service.