Donald A. Owens, Sr.

February 17, 1945 - August 5, 2011
Donald A. Owens, Sr.

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Donald A. Owens, Sr., 66, of Mills River, died Friday, August 5, 2011 at the Charles George VA Medical Center.

He was a native of Transylvania County, he was a son of the late Freeman and Edna Long Owens. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Freeman Owens, Jr. He had lived in Buncombe County for 25 years prior to moving to Mills River 10 years ago.He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Donald was superintendant for commerical construction companies who’s projects included the Charles George VA Medical Center and Park Ridge Hospital. An avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish.

Mr. Owens is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Rodney Clark of Hendersonville; his son, Donnie Owens, Jr. and daughter-in-law Jessie of LaPorte City, Iowa;three sisters, Grace Hoxit, Effie Corn and Alivee Walker; three brothers, Lester, Howard and Charles Owens; three grandchildren, Jazmyne and Georgia Owens and Morgan Archer and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held 1:00p.m., Friday, August 12,2011 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Charles George VA Medical Center 1100 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805.


Friday, August 12, 2011
12:00 AM

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • August 08, 2011
    Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Woody says:
    If there is anything we can do let us know. God bless you all

  • August 09, 2011
    Michael Hoxit says:
    I just want to say I loved uncle Donald and always enjoyed being around him.It seemed like he was alwaysa happy and easy going. I will miss him.

  • August 09, 2011
    Alta & Tommy Davis says:
    Angie & Donnie, we are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Just know he is in a better place with no more pain. We love you and are here for you if you need us.

  • August 09, 2011
    Tammy Davis Kratzer says:
    Angie: Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. You're in my thoughts and prayers. (Aunt) Tammy & Kenny

  • August 09, 2011
    phyllis corn zeller says:
    may he be at peace and be wrapped in gods prayers are with you.god bless.