May 26, 1933 - May 12, 2019
Graveside funeral services for Mr. Bobby Ray Owens, 85, of Bossier City, LA will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Mt. Bethel Cemetery in Gary, Texas with Mrs. Shelley McFadden Murff officiating. Military honors and burial will follow under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 1:00 -2:30 p.m. prior to the service at Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mr. Bobby Ray Owens was born May 26, 1933 in Eros, LA and passed this life May 12, 2019 peacefully at his Bossier City, LA home. Bobby was one of four children born to the marriage of Grady Hobson and Gracie Iberia Pool Owens. He was raised and attended schools in Ringgold, LA. Mr. Owens served his country through the U.S. Army receiving the United National Service Metal, Good Conduct Metal, Korean Service Metal, and National Defense Service Metal. He married Rena Fay Sharp May 29, 1965 and they celebrated almost 54 years together. Bobby began working as a roughneck in his younger years and as a truck driver years later for ALW Moore and Reeves Dirt Pit. He loved fishing and tinkering as a mechanic on everything. He is preceded in death by his, parents, brothers, James, Alfred, and Donald Owens; sister, LaVerne Owen Moore. Mr. Owens is survived by his loving wife, Rena Fay Owens of Bossier City, LA; son, Bobby Dale Owens of Bossier City, LA; grandson, Bobby Lee Owens and wife Brittney of Bossier City, LA; great grandchildren, Easton Robert and Lucy Faye; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. Serving as pallbearers will be, Steven Owens, Lynn Griffin, Jimmy Pierce, Stacey Williams, Lewis Johnson, Sheldon Murff and Bryan Murff.
Graveside funeral services for Mr. Bobby Ray Owens, 85, of Bossier City, LA will be 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Mt. Bethel Cemetery in Gary, Texas with Mrs. Shelley McFadden Murff officiating. Military honors and burial will follow... View Obituary & Service Information
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