John and Betty Osborne of Lucasville, Ohio will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 30, 2013. John is the son of the late Reuben and Goldie Osborne of Portsmouth. Betty is the daughter of the late Francis and Verla Voorheis of Lucasville.
John is a 1951 graduate of Portsmouth High School. He is a US Army veteran serving from 1953-1955 and retired in 1980 from the Empire Detroit Steel Mill in New Boston. Betty is a 1952 graduate of Valley High School. She was employed at Mitchell Lace in Portsmouth from 1953-1959.
They are the parents of four sons: Kevin (Tammy) Osborne of Lucasville, Tom (Melodie) Osborne of Waverly, Dave Osborne of Lucasville and Mark (Terry) Osborne of Lucasville. They have seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
They have been members of the Scioto Baptist Church for 45 years. A reception will be held in their honor in the church fellowship hall at 2111 Cockrells Run Road, Lucasville, Ohio on June 1, 2013, from 1 to 3 p.m. An omission of gifts is requested.