Dale Osborne, age 90, passed away on November 29, 2022 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone, NC with his son by his side. Dale was born June 22, 1932 in Ashe County, NC to the late Fieldon and Danford Osborne. Dale was a hard-working and honest man. He was kind, compassionate, giving and always willing to help out. He was good listener and acted as a father figure to many. Dale dearly loved his family. He loved to read and enjoyed music, especially bluegrass. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 70 years, Mary Lee Osborne; daughters, Evelyn Nichols (Gene) of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Robin Sigmon (Mark) of Pasadena, MD; son, Mike Osborne of the home; grandchildren, Reed Sigmon (Melody) and Ryan Sigmon of Maryland; brother, Earnest “June” Osborne (Ruth); several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Mountain City Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Darrell Graybeal officiating. The graveside service and burial will follow the funeral at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Creston, NC. Military honors will be accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. The family respectfully requests no food. Flowers are welcome; however, donations to your local VFW are appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com The family of Dale Osborne has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.