Nelson Thomas Osborn- age76 of Farwell passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019 at Munson Medical Center Cadillac. Nelson was born in Clare County, Grant Twp. on May 15th, 1943, to parents Elmer Leroy and Pearl May (Wilkie) Osborn, one of eight children. Nelson served with the United States Army during the Vietnam Era and was married to Peggy Louise Harris in Andrews Texas. Together they raised three children. Nelson served the community as their local Locksmith with the business he started called Allstate Lock. He was a knife collector, yard worker, wood worker, and loved to watch his favorite TV show, " The Red Green Show". He was a lifelong resident and member of the Community of Christ Church in Farwell. He is survived by his wife Peggy, his children; Nelson "Tom" Osborn, Jr., James Erick Osborn and wife Sharrie of Clare, daughter Gina Silvesti and husband Garry of Hammonton, New Jersey, four grandchildren; Erick Osborn, Christopher Osborn and wife Elyssa, Ben Silvesti, Ashlyn Silvesti, and brother Ron Osborn, Nelson was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers and three sisters.. A funeral service is planned for Thursday, November 7th, at 1PM at the Campbell Stocking Funeral Home in Farwell. Elder Dean Beavers will officiate. Following the funeral service, military honors will be performed by American Legion post # 558. Family and friends may visit from 11AM until the time of service at 1PM. Please consider memorials to St Jude’s Children's Hospital. Memories and condolences to Nelson's family may be shared online at www.CampbellStocking.com.
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