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OWENS, Michael Ray 57, was called home to be with the Lord on November 8, 2013 due to heart complications. He was born January 22, 1956, in Springfield, Ohio to Doris and Robert Owens to whom he is preceded in death. As hardworking as anyone, Michael joined the Marine Corp as a young adult, retired as a Clark County Deputy Sheriff in May 2002 after 22 years of service, then went on to work for Mental Health from March 2007 to June 2011. When he wasn't helping others, Michael vastly enjoyed traveling the country and taking cruises abroad, fishing trips with friends, and riding his Harley. A proud father and grandfather, Michael is survived by 8 children: Michael Owens; Jr, Aaron (Breana) Owens; Michaela Owens; Jessica Wilkins-Bibbs; Charles Kennedy III; Adrienne Stilwell; Lydia Stilwell; Isaiah Stilwell and 15 grandchildren. He is also survived by his wife, Sharon Owens. Michael will be sorely missed by countless relatives and dear friends. A celebration of Michael's life will be held on Friday, November 15th at Glory Ministries, his beloved church home, located at 880 Hoop Rd. Xenia, OH 45385. Visitation will be 10:00 am until time of service which will be at 11:00 am with Reverend Dr. Glory Wade Dillon Officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Garden in Springfield, Ohio. Arrangements entrusted to Porter-Qualls- Dunlap Funeral Home.
Published in Springfield News-Sun on Nov. 14, 2013