OWENBY LEWISVILLE - Steve Doyle Owenby passed away on June 7, 2010. He was born March 8, 1955 to Virginia Mae Owenby and Woodrow William Owenby in Asheville, NC. He is preceded in death by his father. He is survived by many family members including: his mother Virginia Owenby, his wife Debra Shelton Owenby, his daughter and her husband Stephanie and Carlos Mejia, his son and his wife, Jason and Chrissie Owenby, and his granddaughter, Mary Dakota Owenby, his cousin and his wife, Tommy and Sandra Bryson, their sons and their wife's, Keith and Dana Bryson, and Kenneth and Teresa Bryson, and his best friend Bruce Horton and his wife Renate. Steve was born and raised in Asheville, NC. He moved to the Winston-Salem area to attend Wake Forest University and eventually settled in Lewisville, NC. He was an Eagle Scout, a Forsyth Tech Nursing Graduate, and a top salesman for both Pilling Surgical Co. and Medtronic. He eventually gave up sells to create his own business, Neatconcepts Inc. He was also the co-owner of Med-Edge Inc., and JO Motorsports. He especially enjoyed his children and all of their friends, animals of all kinds, and was always up for a good joke or story. Special thanks to Hospice, Reggie N. Wellborn, Dr. Michael F. Fina, Dr. Brian S. Smith, and to the IMU and second floor nurses at Forsyth Hospital. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Hospice, the Humane Society of Winston-Salem, the Salvation Army or Concord United Methodist Church. A memorial service will be held at Concord United Methodist Church in Lewisville, NC on Thursday, June 10, 2010, at 4:00 p.m..
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Published by Winston-Salem Journal on Jun. 8, 2010.