Owen, Floyd Raymond

World War II Veteran Held Long Career With Sears

Monday, April 17, 2017
Floyd Owen
Floyd Owen

Floyd Raymond Owen, 94, of Rossville, Georgia, died on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at his daughter's home.

A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Mr. Owen retired from Sears after more than 30 years of service. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was an avid gardener, woodworker, enjoyed flying, and most of all, loved his family.

He served his church faithfully at Rossville First Baptist for 50 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Hazel Owen; son, Terry Owen; parents, Arthur and Gladys Owen; brother, Herman Owen; and sisters, Geniva Demsey, Mabel Duckett and Thelma Hydas.

Survivors are his daughter, Debra (Lamar) Plunkett, Ringgold; granddaughter, Tabitha Bohannon (Jamie Harris); two grandsons, Aaron Plunkett (Danielle Smith), and Greg Owen (Heather Fox);  five great-grandchildren, Wyatt Owen, Maddox and Parker Bohannon, Jaxson and Ingread Harris;  daughter-in-law, Sheila Owen; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Wednesday, April 19, at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Reverend Bill Mason and Reverend Paul Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Home Health Care and Amedisys Hospice of Dalton for their love and care.

Memorial contributions may be made to Amedisys Hospice of Dalton or Morris Hill Baptist Church.

Visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share condolences to the family and view the memorial tribute.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 18, from 4-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.


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