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Submitted by Pat W. Ball



Thursday, August 19, 2004 Pall-Item

Henry Owens

Henry Owens, 72, of Richmond, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at his home after a long illness.

He was born Nov. 17, 1931, in Rock Castle County, Ky., to Harry and Mary Childress Owens and lived here most of his life.

He formerly worked as a truck driver for DeBolt Concrete and IRC&D Trucking and was owner and operator of Owens Towing for many years. Henry was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Ministries of the Lamb Church and a lifetime member of the Kirk Little VFW Post 1108.

Henry is survived by his wife of 44 years, Juanita Owens; two children, Catherine Owens and Scott Owens of Richmond; seven grandchildren, Tom Stanley of Langley Air Force Base, Va., Sonny and wife Gina Stanley of Rushville, Tracy Owens of Springfield, Ohio, Irene Stanley, Nita Owens, Danielle Conway and Amanda Owens of Richmond; two great-grandchildren, Thomas and Tyler Stanley of Richmond; three sisters, Dorothy Lovell and Carmen Coldiron of Mount Vernon, Ky., and Fannie Coldiron of London, Ky.; many nieces and nephews.

His parents; two brothers, William and Robert Owens; and one sister, Sylvia Banks, are deceased.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home, 222 N. 10th St., Richmond, with Pastor Bill Parrish officiating. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery with military rites by the Wayne County Veterans Council. Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Friday and noon-1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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Originally published August 19, 2004