Clayton H. Osborne
Clayton H. Osborne, of Depot St., West Valley, died Sunday March 18, 2018 in Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Springville at the age of 90.
He was born October 3, 1927 in Buffalo, New York a son of the late Clarence and Irene (nee Balduf) Osborne. He was a graduate of Groveland Central School, Groveland, NY and served in the U.S. Navy from December 7, 1955 through September 9, 1957.
Clayton was a resident of West Valley for over 60 years. He owned and operated Farm Supply & Produce Co. in West Valley for many years, until his retirement. He was a longtime member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, West Valley. He was a member of the West Valley Central School Board for nearly 30 years, most of which he was President. He was President of the BOCES and on the board of many banks. He enjoyed farming, spending time and playing cards and golfing with friends and caring for his beloved wife.
His wife - Janice (nee Williams) Osborne whom he married August 12, 1950 in West Valley died November 12, 2017.
He is survived by his daughters - Kimberly Jordan of Nova Scotia and Beth (Dale) Feldman of Livonia; grandchildren - Morgan (Dan Hushard) Fagen of Nova Scotia, Michael (Megan) Feldman of Chili, NY, Nicholas Feldman of Clermont, FL, Matthew & Kyle Feldman of Livonia; great-grandchildren - Ryan & Lucas Hushard and Tessa Feldman; brother - Edwin (Jevy) Osborne of Hamburg; brother-in-law - Bud (Mary Lou) Williams of West Valley and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, a son - Todd Osborne who passed away March 19, 2017, a sister - Audrey White and a sister-in-law - Jo Osborne.
There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held Saturday March 24, 2018 at 11 am at Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, 14424 or St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 9372 Route 240, West Valley, 14171.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Bertrand Chaffee Hospital, Kelly at Hospice Buffalo, the staff on Cypress at The Pines of Machias - especially Patrice and Joy and the Cattaraugus County Visiting Nurses.