ST. PAULS — Austin Kendell Osborne, 18, passed away Feb. 12, 2013, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Westview Pentecostal Holiness Church in St. Pauls, Pastors Ricky Taylor and Ron Murdock officiating. Burial will follow in Smith family cemetery.
Austin was a senior at St. Pauls High School. He was active in the school band and played basketball. He also enjoyed singing and dancing. He was employed by the Piggly Wiggly in St. Pauls.
He is survived by his mother, Susan Williams and husband DeWann; his grandmother and grandfather, “Mama” Dorla and “PaPa” Kenneth Osborne; three brothers, Lamonte Melvin, Montreal Melvin and Ketrone Blanks; a sister, Lysheika Kinard; two aunts, Kimberly Osborne and Slyvester McNair; two uncles, Kenneth Osborne Jr. and wife Angela and Demont Sinclair; his cousins, Ethan Osborne, Katillia West, Lukus Osborne and Derihanna McNair; a very special cousin, Elizabeth Osborne; and a host of friends.
The visitation for family and friends will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Saint Pauls Funeral Home in St. Pauls, and at all other times at the home of Dorla and Kenny Osborne. There will also be a time for his friends and classmates to say goodbye and honor of their classmate.
Family and services entrusted to Saint Pauls Funeral Home of St. Pauls.