UNION — Randy Dean "Bat" Owens, 53, 1303 Lockhart Hwy., Union, S.C., died Tuesday March 18, 2014 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Randy was born Dec. 4, 1960 to the late Doretha Goode Owens and was the adopted son of the late Jessie and Jennie Henderson and the grandson of the late Eddie Mae Gist. He was a member of New Emanuel Baptist Church where he was a parking attendant and a former member of the choir and The Mens Ministry.
Survivors include one brother, Eddie Owens of Union, S.C.; two sisters, Rose M. Goode of Columbia, Tracy Owens Thomas of Gaffney; six adopted brothers, the late Townsend Goode, Albert Goode of Spartanburg, Harry and Maxie Henderson of Union and Melvin Henderson of Jonesville, Dennis Henderson of Oklahoma City Ok.; two adopted sisters, Queen and Eve Henderson of Union; one uncle, Harold Goode; one aunt, Barbara Wannamaker, both of Union; one great-aunt, Marie Goode Battle of New Rochelle N.Y.; three nephews, two nieces, and a host of loving cousins and friends.
He was preceded by his identical twin brother, Ronnie.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2 p.m. at New Emanuel Baptist Church with Rev. James Mason officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.
Public viewing will be held Saturday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Lewis Funeral Home.
The family is at the home of his adopted brother Maxie Henderson, 279 Vaughan Road, Union, S.C.
Lewis Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.