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Roy Owens

March 18, 1950November 22, 2020
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Funeral Service for Mr. Roy Owens, 70, of Greenville will be held at 11am on Saturday November 28, 2020 at Johnson Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Gaston officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10-11am at the funeral home. Mr. Owens passed away Sunday night at his home in Greenville.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Brenda Shelton Owens; children Bridgette Hallford (David), Will Owens (Melissa), Tina Jacobs (Scottie), Sonny Owens, Sam Durbin, and Matt Durbin (Tabatha); grandchildren Shalyn Hallford, Robbie Owens, Alex Owens, Madison Owens, Abigail Boothe, Myka Jacobs, Myleigh Jacobs, Katherine Billingsly, Sebastian Owens, Serenity Owens, Ethan Durbin, Christopher Miniard, Jasmine Miniard, Connor Durbin, and Aliana Durbin; great grandson Braxton Alexander; and several nieces and nephews and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents William Ralph Owens and Annie Jean Gorum Owens; wife Mikal Ann Countryman Owens; brothers Wayne Owens, Kenny Owens; and best friend Jesse Majors. Pallbearers will be Denzel Stinson, Van Stinson, Chuck Gorum, Randy Adams, David Williams, and Ted Soloman.

Roy was a Vietnam veteran after serving four years in the United States Army. He received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart in recognition of his service. He worked at Randy's Collision for most of his life. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and racing. He coached little league football and baseball for many years in Greenville, Georgiana, and McKenzie. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

"My greatest accomplishment in life is my relationship with my children and serving my country in a time of war." - Uncle Baldy

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 28, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, November 28, 2020

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Jerry Ĺopez

December 24, 2020

I rember his dad and Grandad.He was a Vietnam War hero .
Purple heart and Bronzestar recipient.
You don't see many of those in this area.










Kayla brown

November 27, 2020

An amazing man! He will surely be missed. He was the daddy to me that he didn't have to be. We will cherish his memories forever! Fly high papa! Love you always!

Debra Blackburn

November 24, 2020

Prayers and hugs for the family. Roy was always a great friend.

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