Leroy G. Owens Sr
06/13/1931 - 04/11/2019
Obituary for Leroy G. Owens Sr
Leroy G. Owens Sr age 87 of Liberty Township passed away on Thursday April 11, 2019. He was born on June 13, 1931 in Leewood, WV the son of the late Jessie and Addie (nee Royce) Owens Sr. On July 7, 1956 in Lawrenceburg, IN he married the love of his life Dixie Scudder. Mr. Owens was a veteran of the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the Melrose Masonic Lodge and was a 32nd degree Mason. Leroy was a member of the Ironworkers Union local #44 and was a Kentucky Colonel. He is survived by his loving wife of over 62 years Dixie Owens; four children June (Robert Williams) Owens, Jean (Daniel Weeks) Owens, Leroy (Julie) Owens Jr, and Joyce (Steven) McNutt; seven grandchildren Grady Owens, Lacey (Lee) Maxton, Kimber Owens, Layla Owens, Cameron Owens, Duncan McNutt, and Yuchen Shen. He also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, other family, close friends and his best buddy, his cat Whiskers. Leroy was also preceded in death by seven siblings Beatrice Crabtree, Clayton Owens, Faye Chambers, Ruth Tripepi, Jessie Owens Jr, Jack Owens, and Zelma Woodrum. Visitation will be on Tuesday April 16, 2019 at THE WEBSTER FUNERAL HOME 3080 Homeward Way at Rt. 4, Fairfield from 10:00AM until the time of the Masonic service at 11:45AM followed by The Scottish Rite ring ceremony. The funeral will immediately follow the ring ceremony at 12:00PM with Mr. Leroy Owens Jr officiating. Burial to follow in North Monroe Cemetery with full military honors. www.websterfuneralhomes.com
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