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Herbert Arden Owens Jr.


1929 - 2013
Herbert Arden Owens Jr. Obituary
Herbert Arden Owens Jr., 83, passed from this life surrounded by family and friends Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. Service: No service is scheduled at this time. His body was donated to the University of Texas Health and Science Center. Memorials: . He was born Dec. 6, 1929, to Inez and Herbert Owens Sr. He was a longtime Fort Worth resident before retiring from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram in 1994, where he held various writing and editorial positions. He then moved with his wife to New Braunfels to become an antique junkie, which he loved until his passing. He was a loyal, loving and devoted husband, father and friend. Everyone loved him and his witty sense of humor, especially the funny nicknames he would give you. He never looks for praises he's never one to boast he just goes on quietly working for those he loves the most His dreams are seldom spoken his wants are very few and most of the time his worries will go unspoken too he's there ... a firm foundation through all our storms of life a sturdy hand to hold to in times of stress and strife a true friend we can turn to when times are good or bad one of our greatest Blessings the man that we call Dad. He was preceded in death by his parents; and first wife of 34 years, Peggy. Survivors: His wife of 26 years, Diesta; three daughters; two sons; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one brother.
Published in Star-Telegram on Sept. 19, 2013
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