Paul Owens Sr.|
Paul E. Owens, Sr., 75, of Stockton, Mo., born March 24, 1941 in Belleville, Ill., died Nov. 24, 2016 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Mr. Owens was a retired police officer, serving 21 years as a Lieutenant for the O'Fallon Police Department and 11 years as an officer in Springfield, Mo. He was a member of Elks Lodge #2858 in Lake Stockton, Missouri; a member of Masonic Lodge 576 in O'Fallon, Illinois and a Scottish Rite Member. He was one of the original members of FLO Investigative Unit and later became part of the St. Louis Major Case Squad. He enjoyed camping, fishing and watching the St. Louis Cardinals, but his most precious time was spent with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, David and Margeruite, nee Daniels, Owens; and his loving wife, Betty, nee McCallister, Owens.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his sons, Paul E. (Susan) Owens, Jr.; Mark (Debbie) Owens and Jeff (Pam) Owens; daughters, Becky (Stuart) Akes and Paulette (Paul) Andrews; grandchildren, Stacey (Paul) Williams, Paul (Tiffany) Owens, Nicole (Matt) Koetting, Brooke (Kevin) Devine, Mark Isaac (Jessica Brown) Owens, Emma Owens, Barry (Rachel) Jones, Phillip Jones, Cathy Russell, Pam (Adam) Inkelaar, Kimberly (Richard) Parker, Brendan Owens, Elysia Andrews, and Elizabeth Andrews; sixteen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Louis (Barbara) Ashby and Howard (Judy) Ashby; two sisters, Brenda (Steve) Rice and Pat Pistor; best friend of more than 40 years, Rollie Brave; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials donations in lieu of flowers may be made to
. Memories and expressions of condolences may be offered at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 29, 2016