Kenneth Edward Owens

b. 26 October 1934, d. 16 January 2010
Kenneth Edward "Ed" Owens
January 16, 2010
Irene Lee Huyett
Class of 1952
     Kenneth Edward Owens was born on 26 October 1934. He married Irene Lee Huyett on 27 July 1955. He died on 16 January 2010 at age 75; Obituaries
January 18, 2010
Kenneth Edward “Ed” Owens, 75
OCT. 26, 1934-JAN. 16, 2010

Kenneth Edward “Ed” Owens, 75, of Funkstown, passed away while surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010.
Born Oct. 26, 1934, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Charles W. Owens Jr. and Maxine E. (Frush) Owens.
He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School, class of 1952.
He was employed by Potomac Edison for 44 years, retiring in 1996.
He devoted 30 years of his life to coaching area youth sports, including Little League baseball, Junior League football and youth basketball.
He was a member of Hagerstown Elks Lodge No. 378 and a member of Beaver Creek Country Club MISGA.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Irene Virginia Lee (Huyett) Owens, whom he married July 27, 1955; two sons, Kenneth E. “Eddie” Owens Jr. and wife, Bonnie, and Timothy C. Owens and wife, Carolyn; two granddaughters, Angela Auldridge and Paige Owens; and a sister, Joann McLucas, all of Hagerstown; a brother, William C. “Bub” Owens of Boonsboro; and several nieces and nephews, including his “racing buddy,” Cheryl J. “Sis” Owens of Hagerstown.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Marion J. Owens.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.
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