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Wayne Richard Owens

Wayne Richard Owens, Sr., 75, resident of 4594 Old Calhoun Falls Rd. husband of Ruth Jones Owens died Monday Jan. 21, 2008 at Abbeville Area Medical Center.

Born in Henderson Co. NC he was a son of the late Otto and Ola Mae Capps Owens.

He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. Wayne was retired from the lumber business with the Risby-Morrow Lumber Co. in Henderson Co.

Wayne will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

Survivors include his wife of the home; 1 son Wayne Richard Owens, Jr. and his wife Judy of the home; 2 grandsons Chad Richard Owens and Dakota Owens both of the home; 2 brothers James and Eddie Owens both of Hendersonville, NC and a sister Pauline Rhodes of Hendersonville, NC.


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Wayne, May god bless you and your family during this time. Gary

Gary Owens Jan 25 2008 12:00 AM

Wayne, I am so sorry to learn of your father's death. I have so many good memories of him at the lumber yard and the lovely Barksdale Avenue place. I wish I could re-live some of those days. Thanks for the memories!

David Tankersley Jan 24 2008 12:00 AM

Our love and sympathy is with you at this time. We have many wonderful memories of our friend and neighbor. Mama (Mary Beddingfield) sure did think a lot of Wayne and his family. God Bless You.

Larry and Ruby Merrill Jan 24 2008 12:00 AM

It is hard to beleive Sr. is gone. It doesn't seem long since I saw him. I will never forget the cook outs and holiday meals he prepared and he was always there in a pinch. Nothing but fond memories.I regret your loss of someone so close and hope you are all doing well. I think of you often.

Ken Stepp Jan 23 2008 12:00 AM

I am sorry for your loss and may God bless and comfort you and your whole family through this valley. One day we will all be together again when Jesus says its time for his children to come home. Ruth, I will never forget all the good things you did for me while growing up. God bless and I will be praying for all of you.

Earnest Sizemore Jan 23 2008 12:00 AM

Having grown up in Green River,we knew Wayne many years. I often sought his expertice when I was purchaseing building supplies. He always was willing to help out in anyway that he could.

Carl& Doris Taylor Jan 23 2008 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Wayne's passing. Dad and Wayne were friends many years. I think of all the laugh's, all the great memorie's that will be carried with me. May God Bless. Sincerly Dillie Blackwell Jr. & Edith Blackwell

Dillie Blackwell Jr. Jan 23 2008 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Wayne's passing I think of him and your family often and my prayers are with you at this time. Dad and Wayne were very good friends for a long time, the memories of those times will be with us forever. Plese let me know if I can ever help in any way. Sincerly, Dennis Frady

Dennis Frady Jan 23 2008 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to learn of Wayne, Sr.'s death. I will always remember him with a big smile on his face and how he always took the time to speak with me. I am thinking of you all - Ruth, Wayne,Jr., Judy and boys. May God give you the strength you need during this time. My love to you all.

Susan Summerville Jan 23 2008 12:00 AM

So sorry to read about your lose. Think about you often. May

May Hamilton Garbo Jan 23 2008 12:00 AM