Owensby, Herbert Kenneth

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Herbert Owensby
Herbert Owensby

Herbert Kenneth Owensby, 86, of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

He was born September 27, 1931 in South Pittsburg, Tennessee to the late Oran Miles and Ethel Lorraine Owensby.  He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Rick Adams; grandson, Richie Adams; and brother, Conrad Owensby.

He was a member of White Oak Baptist Church for 66 years. Mr. Owensby served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

Mr. Owensby loved to fish, he enjoyed fishing Chickamauga Lake or anywhere there was water.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Mary Helen Owensby; children, Kathy Adams, and Keith (Deddy) Owensby; grandson, Logan Owensby; great-grandson, Liam Owensby; and sister, Gayle Farmer.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral home with Pastor Tony Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, and 10-11 a.m. on Thursday.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.



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