Robert H. Owens
Robert H. Owens, 84 of Owens Road, Wellsville, OH went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, January 15, 2008 from his home following a lengthy illness. He was born in East Liverpool, OH on March 18, 1923, a son of the late George and Elizabeth Clutter Owens.
Living his entire life in this area, before his retirement in 1985, Mr. Owens worked as a welder at the Stevenson Manufacturing Co. in Wellsville. He attended East Liverpool Schools and was a veteran of the US Army, serving during World War II.
He belonged to the American Legion Post 736 where he played penucle. Being an avid bowler, golfer and fishing in Canada, Mr. Owens enjoyed most in life having fun with his family.
His wife, Neva Beaver Owens whom he married on December 2, 1940 survives him at home as well as three sons: Robert George Owens and his wife, Connie of Arcade, NY, Richard Lee Owens and his wife, Irene of Surprise, AZ and Timothy Troy Owens and his wife, Diane of Lisbon, OH; three daughters: Betty Illig of Calcutta, OH, Sandra Martin and her husband, Dempsey of Suffolk, VA and Trish Bentz and her husband Jim of Powell, OH; one brother: Ernest Owens of East Liverpool, OH as well as sixteen grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, four brothers: Ralph, Clifford, Lewis and George Owens, Sr as well as two sisters: Bertha and Gladys preceded him in death.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, January 19, 2008 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Paul Sturm officiating.
Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Friday, January 18, 2008 from 6-8 PM.
The family requests memorial contributions are made to the Salvation Army or the American Cancer Society.