Obituary of Paul Owen
Paul Owen, 62, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, March 28, 2010 at his residence. A native of Poughkeepsie, NY, he was the son of the late Harold and Patience Belding Owen. He had lived in Bryson City for 24 years. He was a member of the Whittier United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Peter Owen.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Dorothy Owen; two sons, Paul Owen, Jr, Robert Read both of Deltona, FL; three daughters, Kara Purtell and husband Robert, Kristi Hudson and husband John both of Deltona, FL, and Kasandra Owen Banegas of Atlanta, GA; 10 grandchildren, Kathy, Jazmine, and Catalena Read, Zachary and Connor Owen, Brandon, Joshua, and Kaitlyn Purtell, and Adam and Ashley Hudson. Also surviving are two special friends, Kirsten Carroll, Victoria Drew; his dog, Gizmo; his Methodist Church family in Whittier; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Al and Linda Vaughn; and several uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Whittier United Methodist Church. Rev. David Baxter will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Crisp Funeral Home and from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church.
At other times, the family will be at the Vaughn Residence, 203 Battle Street, Bryson City, NC 28713To send flowers to the family of Paul Owen, please visit Tribute Store