Owens, James "Rob" (South Pittsburg)

Friday, February 9, 2018
James "Rob" Owens
James "Rob" Owens

James "Rob" Owens, 77, of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2018. 

Rob was a member of Pine Sett Baptist Church and a retired member of Local 917 Operating Engineers and was retired from Ever Heart Steel Construction. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Owens and Janie Bell Bible; son, James “Dickie” Owens Jr.; son-in-law, Charles T. “Whistle” Wilson; brothers, Kenneth Owens and Oscar Owens David Owens; and sisters, Rebecca Cagle, Emma Jane Anderson and Mary White. 

Those left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Debra (Kenneth) Wilson Green and Carol Owens; sister, Rose Dawson; grandchildren, Samantha (Sean) Wakefield, Scott (Kirstie) Wilson, Tyler Walker, Matthew May, Alyson (Ryan) Smith and Hanna Leamon; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 9, from 2-8 p.m. CST. 

Funeral services will be conducted from the Tate Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. CST with Bro. Eddie Meeks officiating. 

Interment will follow at Gilliam Cemetery. 

Arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home LLC, Jasper, TN 37347.



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