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Jeremy Poston Owens

August 11, 1978November 16, 2020

Jeremy Poston Owens was born on August 11, 1978 and passed away on November 16, 2020 and is under the care of White Funeral & Cremation Service.

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Deborah Owens

November 26, 2020

Jeremy,
I was blessed that you chose me as your Mother. I knew you 9 months before this Earth. I sang, read and taught yoga until right before you were born. I remember how amazed the nurses,doctors and staff were at how you could lift and turn your little head before we left the hospital. My heart hurts more than words can express. I miss you and looking into your black jet brown eyes, hearing your laugh and feeling your strong hug. As I always told you I am proud of you just the way you are.
Mom

Sarah O'Briant

November 25, 2020

I had the privilege of starting my career with Jeremy. We both attended the WCC Regional Fire Academy Class 18 in January 2007. He was the strongest man I have ever met with the biggest heart of anyone I have known. Jeremy would give you the shirt off his back and was always there for anyone that was in our academy that was struggling. I remember at one of our training drills, I messed up and was hanging by my feet upside down with a rope and when I looked up there was Jeremy making sure I was ok. He showed great leadership skills and he made everyone feel like we were all one big family. Praying for your family and friends during this difficult time. Fly high "Baywatch" we'll take it from here...

Silverio Montoya

November 23, 2020

I met Jeremy when I came to an educational conference in Wilmington towards the end 0f 2008. Jeremy's mother Debbie and I worked together in the educational publishing business. In a very short time, Jeremy and I bonded over our mutual interest in martial arts. I was impressed with his enthusiasm and passion for the sport. My regret is that I was not able to come back and train with Jeremy.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May the Peace that passes all understanding be with them at this hour.

May he forever rest in peace.

Johanna Morgan

November 21, 2020

From first joining Evolution back in 2008 to seeing Jeremy daily around the beach and driving his truck not a day went by that he didn’t have a smile on his face and a big wave to give. Kerry and Lorna my hearts are broken for you. He will be missed so very much and life around the island will not be the same without him. So honored to have known him and proud of who he was.
Johanna

David Mathisen

November 19, 2020

You will be missed greatly Jeremy, Rest In Peace and please continue to look over us all. We can all say that you were our rock in many though times and we all know you will continue to be our rock.

Drew Konitzer

November 19, 2020

Hey my name is drew Konitzer and I got a good Jeremy Owens story about along time ago I was on the beach with my sister and she went to sit somewhere and I went to life guard and he radio Jeremy Owens and he came to the beach and got me and gave me a ride back to my the beach house he was happy that he got me back safe where I was staying and being safe

My condolences to the Owens
Sincerely
Drew Konitzer
The acting mayor of Wrightsville beach North Carolina

The Town of Belville

November 19, 2020

To the Family, Loved Ones and Friends of Jeremy,
Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to all who knew Jeremy, and we are keeping you in our prayers. May your wonderful memories soon replace your grief, and may God arms surround you in the presence of family and friends. We are grateful for his service to the community. Our deepest sympathy,

The Mayor, Commissioners and Town Staff of the Town of Belville

Anne Lineberry

November 18, 2020

Jeremy Owens was my true friend. We had lots of talks on the WB over the last two decades. WB will never be quite the same without him. He saved and touched so many lives. He certainly touched mine. I found out last night while out of town. I drove straight to the fire department tonight when I got back....turned on Bob Marley and just watched that flag flying free in the wind. Heartbroken. RIP my dear friend.

Debra Blake

November 18, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with all of Jeremy's family, friends, his Firefighter brothers and sisters and everyone whose life he touched. May he rest in peace and watch down on everyone he loved. He definitely had a huge caring heart to risk his life whether in water rescue, fighting fires, or just being the leader that he was training new Lifeguards to help stranded patrons, all while making a huge difference in the community. All of his duties and he still found time to play parts in the Movies. What a full life. My heart hurts for his family. He was much to young to leave. May he live on forever in your memories and in your hearts. Rest in peace Captain and thank you for your service.

Kevin Davis

November 18, 2020

Jeremy was a patient and kind man who took the time to help my son with special needs train his dog. My son looked forward to going over to his house, hanging out and watching the dogs play. My son considered Jeremy his best friend. God bless Jeremy, Rest In Peace.

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