Owen, Richard Lee, age 81, of Sutherlin, OR, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Richard was born April 2, 1936, in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Horace Edward Owen and Inez Jane VanEps; brothers, James Ivan, Edward Eugene, Donald Glen and Robert Franklin; and sisters, Betty Arleta Parker Knight and Lois Margaret Jorgensen. Surviving him is his wife, Neona Brand Owen; his children, Jamie Lynn (Donald) Swafford of Reedsport, OR, David Wayne (Kathy Bruhn) of Cottage Grove, OR, Keith Richard (Robin) of Lake Powell, UT, Randall Lee of Denver, CO, Elaine (David Allen) Hill of Sumter, SC, and Gregory Charles (Carolyn) of Sweet Home, OR; 20 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
A private ceremony is being planned.