OBITUARY

Lawrence Osborne

December 31, 1947December 2, 2018
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On December 2, 2018, Lawrence Earl Osborne Jr passed away in his home surrounded by close family members at the age of 70. He was a kind hearted man who had a deep love for his family and friends. He was the kind of man who could make friends and strike a conversation with anyone he met. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Calvin, brother and sister-in-law James and Cathy, and his sister Penny. He is survived by his wife Joan, children Lori and April (Lee). Step children Troy (Linda), Brenda, Michelle (Steve), and Jami. His surviving siblings are Ernie (Lois), Annie, Stan, Shereen (Lynn). He had 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was born on December 31,1947 to Lawrence Earl Osborne Sr and Barbara Pierce in Salt Lake City, Utah. He had spent most of his life in Utah, in 1966 he graduated from Granger High School. Two years later on February 29, 1968 in the Salt Lake Temple he married, and later divorced, his first wife Barbra Williams. He married again in the year 2000 to his current wife Joan Yeates Sandoval on October 12 in West Valley City. Lawrence had many accomplishments in his life including his service in the Army during the Vietnam War and serving many callings with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Lawrence had many hobbies and activities he enjoyed to do. He was a passionate baker and cake decorator. He was a huge Jazz fan and loved going to the games. He was also an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and camping. He had a strong love for animals, his favorite being his cat named Blackie. His family was his number one priority, visiting with his grandchildren and playing with his great grandchildren always brought him joy. The family would like to express gratitude towards Summit Hospice and all the caregivers, Danny, Chantelle, and Becky, who put so much effort into taking care of him and making the last few months of his life as comfortable as possible. Special thanks to the family members, Brenda Jones, Dylan Jones, Spencer Shipley, and Rachel Shipley, who also spent many hours ensuring Lawrence had everything he needed. Another special thanks to a great friend and neighbor John Peterson who, with no hesitation, would do anything for Lawrence.

  • FAMILY

  • Lawrence Earl Osborne Sr., Father
  • Barbara Pierce, Mother
  • Joan Yeates Sandoval Osborne, Wife
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dylan Jones, Pallbearer
  • Spencer Shipley, Pallbearer
  • Matthew Shipley, Pallbearer
  • Taylor Wuckert, Pallbearer
  • Sam Ingram, Pallbearer
  • Jordan Bracken, Pallbearer
  • Paul Yeates, Pallbearer
  • Jake Yeates, Pallbearer
  • Michael Leech, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Brayden Leech, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Richard Yeates, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Troy Druce, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Stephen Shipley, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jared Jones, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Colton Laird, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Anthony Meredith, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Viewing Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Lawrence Osborne

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Alexis Gibbons

December 6, 2018

My grandpa was such an loving, caring person. This is him and his wife Joan holding me at my baby blessing

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