Melvin Osborn Obituary

Melvin Troy Osborn
Melvin Troy Osborn

July 3, 2014
Resided in Alaska


Trapperlake resident Troy Osborn, 73, passed away on July 3, 2014 in Anchorage after a 14 month battle with cancer. Troy was born May 19, 1941 in Forks, Washington. He served six years in the US Navy. After serving in the Navy Troy was a butcher in Auburn and Federal Way, Washington. Troy moved to Alaska in the early 70's cutting meat in Anchorage for many years. Changing professions he went to work at Red Dog Mine driving trucks. Troy spent his retirement years at Trapperlake fishing, hunting, listening to classic country music and watching the Dallas Cowboys. Troy is survived by his son, Troy (Brandy) Osborn and grandson, Kenneth of Florida. Sisters: Karen (Calvin) Crape of Entiat, WA, Sharon (Rick) Gibson of Tonasket, WA, Janice (Cado) Brown of Arlington, WA, Aunt Hildur Gunnel of Sequim, WA. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and his Trapperlake family. Troy was proceeded in death by wife LoAnn, father Kenneth (Virginia) Osborn, mother Belma (David) Randall, brothers Gary & Alan Osborn Troy's ashes will be spread at Trapperlake at a later date. The family would like to thank his special friends Linda & Jim Buchanan, Bruce Johnson and Karen Hodge for all the help they gave Troy. Troy will be greatly missed. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Alaska. Words of comfort can be shared at

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