It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Richard William Owen on June 20, 2021.
Richard, also known as Rich to those who loved him, was born in Long Island, New York on January 12, 1936, to Mildred and John William Owen.
He spent his formative years in Hollywood, Florida. After high school he joined the Air Force and proudly served his country.
Richard and family moved to Salt Springs in the 1970’s where he retired from Clay Electric, later settling down in Ocala, Fl.
Richard enjoyed serving the Lord with his musical talent. He played drums in gospel groups with various churches throughout the years. He loved dancing, spending time with family and telling jokes to make us all smile, he will be sadly missed.
Richard leaves behind his wife of 61 years, Carole Owen, Ocala, FL Sister Burnette Lunsford, Salt Springs Fl.
His son Scott Owen (Lisa)Bradenton Fl. Daughters Tammy Mcqueen(Anthony) Port Orange ,FL And Bonnie Rainone (Tom) of Ocala Fl. Grand children Crystal Owen, Justin Pintor. Amanda Shanks, Scott J. Owen, Tomas Owen, Megan Scotch ,Maria and Allie Rainone .7 great grandchildren and 2 on the way and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial Service will be held on Saturday June 26th, 2021, between 2pm – 4pm at Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society. 954 East Silver Springs Blvd Suite 200 Ocala, FL 34470
Military Honors will be performed at the Memorial Service. Pastor Eddie Park will officiate.
All are welcome to attend and celebrate Richard’s life.