Glenn Wesley Owens

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Glenn Wesley OwensAugust 22, 1950 – February 16, 2018
MONTAGUE – Glenn Wesley Owens, 67, passed away at his home in Montague on Feb. 16, 2018.
A memorial will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at The White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.
Wes was born on Aug. 22, 1950 in Ardmore, OK to Glenn and Lois Owens.
He graduated from Ardmore High School in 1968 and attended Oklahoma University where he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He received a bachelor’s degree in history/education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in July 1973.
Owens served in the U.S. Air Force from 1974-1980 as E-5 imagery interpreter specialist. He worked along-side his father and brother in the Owens Petroleum Land Service from 1980-1986. In 1986 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving as an E-7 surface warfare operations intelligence analyst until his retirement in 2002. He was a Gulf War Veteran earning many awards and commendations
In 2003, Wes moved to Montague where he was involved in Post 8789 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Bowie. He loved gardening, reading, watching movies and taking daily walks, called “walk-abouts,” counting each step into the thousands. Recently, he shared many camping trips with his nephew and family in the hills and grasslands of Texas and New Mexico.
Owens is preceded in death by his parents, Lois and Glenn Owens; brother, Jeff Owens and friend Bob Self.
Owens is survived by brother, Chuck and wife Sandy, Montague; nephews, Scot Owens and wife Mandi, Lewisville and Rich Owens and wife Kellie, Keller; great nieces, Olivia Owens and Emerson Owens and great nephew, Noah Owens.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bowie VFW.
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