Stephen was known as “the button man” because he hand-made buttons. He also had an artistic side, enjoying woodburning and painting ceramics. Stephen is furthering science research by donating his body.
He is preceded in death by his parents; grandchild, J.L. Travis Kyle Horton; and a great-grandchild, Noah Blaize West.
Stephen is survived by his wife of 30 years, Nadine (Hunziker) Osborne; son, Stephen Osborne Jr. of Mississippi; daughters: Dene Hayden and husband Michael of Nixa, Missouri, and Jean Otterson and significant other Mac Crooks of Nixa, Missouri; son, Phil Otterson and wife Eva of Bremerton, Washington; daughter, Cindy Downing of Columbia, Missouri; thirteen grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A private memorial service will take place at a later time.