Howard Owen Obituary
 
In Memory of

Howard David Owen

March 20, 1947 - July 28, 2014
Obituary

Howard David Owen “Loving Husband, Brother & Friend to Many” Howard David Owen, 67 of Waynesville, NC passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at Mission Hospital. He was born March 20, 1947 to the late Herman and Elfie Sutton Owen. Howard had a love for working on car motors and carburetors. He enjoyed circle and drag racing. He retired from Champion International Paper. Survivors include, his loving wife, Barbara Grasty Owen; brother, Claude Owen and wife Dianne of Clyde, NC; sister in law, Janet Messer and husband Richard of Waynesville, NC; brother in law, Harold Grasty and wife Pat of Lake Junaluska, NC; four...

Howard David Owen



“Loving Husband, Brother & Friend to Many”



Howard David Owen, 67 of Waynesville, NC passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at Mission Hospital. He was born March 20, 1947 to the late Herman and Elfie Sutton Owen.



Howard had a love for working on car motors and carburetors. He enjoyed circle and drag racing. He retired from Champion International Paper.



Survivors include, his loving wife, Barbara Grasty Owen; brother, Claude Owen and wife Dianne of Clyde, NC; sister in law, Janet Messer and husband Richard of Waynesville, NC; brother in law, Harold Grasty and wife Pat of Lake Junaluska, NC; four nieces, Angie Rhinehart, Kristie Holcombe, Lisa Messer, and Courtney Messer; one nephew, Wayne Grasty; several great nieces and nephews; two great great nieces; special friends, Donnie and Dianne Bryson and Ray and Linda Clark.



The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM at Garrett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Garrett Funeral Home with the Reverend James Hensley officiating.



Burial will be held at Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Park.



Serving as pallbearers will be Darin Caldwell, Martin Long, Chris Massey, Bob Messer, Roger Free, Mark Allen, Allen Mehaffey and Wayne Grasty.



www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com



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