Frederick E. Owens
- March 6, 1936 - July 9, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
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“My sincere sympathy to Fred's family at this time of his passing.
1 of 9 | Posted by: Deno Baltas - Louisville, KY
“I will never forget our golf trips to the Outer Banks. God Bless the Owens family
2 of 9 | Posted by: Joe Lamphere and Family - PA
“The way I remember Fred. Streight, strong and silent. A Man's man. Devoted husband, father and defender of the Constitution and the United States of...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: James McCaffrey - Dunkirk, MD
“They don't get any better than Fred Owens! You will be missed by all who knew you. Your pain and suffering have come to an end and you are reunited...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Freeman - Williamsburg, VA
“We must not forget Dad's niece and newphews that were a joy to his life. Also his Mother in Law, who we all know as Tamma. Paul Kirby has also been...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Deena - Williamsburg, VA
“Deena, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you, Bonnie, Jon & Jamie Fratter
6 of 9 | Posted by: Bonnie Jon & Jamie Fratter - VA
“Sandy, I am so sorry for your loss; but I know he is in a better and peaceful place, with our Lord Jesus. I always enjoyed Fred's company and...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jimmy Nightengale - Perkinston, MS
“Sandy, Fred will be missed. He was such a sweet man. Now he and Jess are together with God. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
8 of 9 | Posted by: Ginger Barr - Williamsburg, VA
“So very sorry to hear of this tonight. Sandy, my prayers are with you and your family. These bodies we have now wear out, but our new bodies will...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Myrna Brinkley - Williamsburg, VA
Fred E. Owens, 76, born and raised in Williamsburg, passed away on July 9, 2012. He was the son of the late Walter and Ethel Owens, grandfather of the late Jessie Elizabeth, and brother of the late Al "Butch" Owens.
Mr. Owens proudly served with the U.S. Marines and played professional baseball for the Chicago Cubs farm team. He had an extraordinary career with the Department of Defense, from where he retired after 32 years. In his spare time, he was an avid golfer and completely restored his 1929 Model A. And most of all, he was very devoted to his wife and children.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Sandy Owens; son, Shawn Owens (Amy); daughters, Jenny Mowry and Deena Owens; grandchildren, Samantha and Jarod Mowry and Evan and Garrett Owens; sisters, Patty Stewart (Buck) and Frances Mylum (Frank); and sister-in-law, Ann Owens.
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Rd., Williamsburg. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 14 at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018. Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.