James Owens

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James “Jimmy” Richard Owens, in the quiet mist of April 2, 2022 entered into his eternal rest. Jimmy was born on December 23, 1954.

Jimmy was a Navy veteran. He took pride with being a volunteer at the local VA. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandchildren, enjoyed checking on his siblings, and enjoyed a good plate. He took pride with helping other on their road to recovery by hosting local AA meetings. He enjoyed going to church and being a walking example of God’s grace. Your journey is now complete.

James is preceded in death by father, Willie J. Owens; mother, Queen E. (Beckham) Owens; and brothers, Michael Owens and Steven Owens.

James is survived by his siblings, Deborah Houston (Ronald), Jeffrey Owens (Bernadine), and Jerry Owens; son, Dominique Patterson; daughters, Lorraine Wiley, Timikia Wiley, and Ajai (Reginald) Jarrett; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and his ‘Bestie’.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Friday, April 15, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Angela Emerson

    My condolences to the family of Jimmy,to Jerry, I’m here for you My friend
    To Debra and the rest of the family, I’m praying for your strength in the lord.

  2. We would like to extend our condolences to the family.
    In times of distress we need comfort that soothes our hearts. May the peace of God guard your hearts. With caring thoughts.

  3. Shawntell Jordan

    Reflect on the memories for comfort. Lean on God, family and friends for strength.
    Mr. Owens was humorous an amazing storyteller who gave great advice and was loved by all who knew him.
    Although no words can ease the loss you bear, know the family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Carlos L Taylor

    The Taylor family would like to send their condolences to the family Sorry about your loss.

  5. Meadows Caldwell

    Extending condolences to the family.

    Prayers for God’s love, peace and comfort during this time.

  6. Missing you every second. I love you ❤❤ Fly high my precious angel .

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