Oliver Edward “Little Eddie” Osborne, Jr., 56 of Rossville went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at his home. He was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area and he attended Bradley County High School. Eddie was a United States Army Ranger having served for eight years in the 1980’s. He was currently employed at Tuftco in Chattanooga as a CNC Machinist for the past 7 years. Prior to his employment at Tuftco Eddie worked at Interstate Machines. Eddie was a loving father, son, and grandfather who was known as “Paw” by his grandchildren. He had a great sense of humor who had many friends throughout the years, and he never met a stranger. Eddie enjoyed the casinos, bowling, playing pool and fishing. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Zachary Osborne; sister, Tina Marie Osborne; brother, Butch Cobb; and uncle, Clarence Cobb.
Survivors include his daughter, Latasha (Lee Keeton) Sisemore; step-daughter, Crystal (Brian) Brown; adopted daughter, Cassie Guffey; parents, Eddie Osborne and Brenda Joyce Osborne; significant other, Janie Osborne; grandchildren, Allie (Pooh Bear), Cole, Dylan, Ethan, Rylee, Bentley Boo, Kobin, Addie, Baleigh, Christian, Autumn, Blake, Emily, Hailey, and Hannah; and nephew and nieces, Rocket, Tabitha, and Erica.
Condolences may be shared at lane-southcrestchapel.com.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 12 noon in the South Crest Chapel.
Interment will be held at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Military Honors at a later date.
The family will receive friends Friday from 4-8p.m. and Saturday from 10a.m. until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.