William Owen


STAR CITY – William “Will” Daniel Owen, 74 of Star City died Wednesday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born November 30, 1939 in Star City to the late Elzie and Lois Parrish Owen.

He was an Army Veteran and retired from Metal Fabrications in Broken Arrow, Okla. and then worked at the Tulsa Pryor Stockyards.

Also preceding him in death was his wife, Cathy Owen; daughter, Kelly Owen Hall and brother, Charles Owen.

Survivors include his stepchildren, Tracy Branson (Jeff), Rhonda Reynolds (Terry), Greg Cheshire (Becky), all of Star City and Jeff Cheshire (Kathleen) of O’Fallon, Mo.; two brothers, Sid Owen and James Owen, both of Star City; one sister, Betty Buck of Pine Bluff; grandchildren, Samantha Flemming, Anna Heckman, Josh Heckman, Abby Hall, Eric Branson, Sarah Reynolds, Tara Glover, Courtney Wallace and Michael Cheshire and eleven great-grandchildren.

Graveside Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Hickory Grove Cemetery with Bro. Lewis Branson and Bro. J.C. Patterson officiating. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Mark Owen, Billy Owen, Josh Heckman, Greg Cheshire, Terry Reynolds, Eric Branson, Jeff Branson, Jimmy Mack and Brian Owen.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at www.griffinfuneralservice.net.