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Gary David Osborn

July 25, 1943 — October 8, 2021

Gary David Osborn, 78, passed away 12:30 AM October 8, 2021 in the ICU at Ascension St Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis Indiana.

He was born July 25, 1943 to David Leroy and Thelma Woodrow Osborn West.  Gary graduated from Perrysville High School, Class of 1961. After graduation, he worked in wood working for several years at Marshall Studios in Veedersburg, IN.  He then worked as a welder at Hyster Co. in Danville, IL until ill health came along and he retired.  Later, he was able to work in farming and raising hogs with brother-in-law, Richard Barker. 

Gary was a member of the Masonic Lodge 636 Yeddo, IN and received the Past Master’s Degree on Dec. 20, 1969.  He was a 32nd degree Mason with the Valley of Scottish Rites of Terre Haute, IN.  Gary enjoyed mushrooming, fishing, and deer hunting early in life with brother-in-law Richard Barker and friend, Dale Barker.  He read the Bible faithfully and was a member of the Veedersburg Church of the Nazarene and when it closed then became a member of the Church of God on 136 in Veedersburg.

 He married Margaret Ann Rahm Huffman on Dec. 2, 1972.  She passed Jan. 1, 2001.  He is survived by his sister Mrs. Margaret (Richard) Barker Veedersburg; two brothers Thomas Gary West (Leigh) St. Petersburg, Florida; Kenneth West (Gail Gibson) Indianapolis, IN; niece Tammy Smith and nephew Brett Barker (Wanda), daughter-in-law Linda (David) Huffman of Keningston, Ohio; grandchildren Amber (Adam) Beauf, Michaela and Eric Huffman of Ohio; and great-grandchildren Destiny Troyer and Addison Long; sisters-in-law Anna Rahm & family, Millie Roarks & family, and Judy Rahm & family.

 He is preceded in death by his step son, David Wain Huffman, his parents and step-father, Harvey West, as well as, several brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws.

Special Friends were Frank & Linda Allen and Millard Cates and daughter Judy Keeling.

Memorials may be given to the Perrysville Fire Dept. or Veedersburg Church of God.  

Visitation is 11:00AM to 1:00PM Wednesday October 13, 2021 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Funeral service will be 1:00 PM Wednesday October 13, 2021 at the funeral home with Pastor Virgil Moss officiating. Burial will follow at Snoddy’s Coal Creek Cemetery. Online condolences at

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