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Reginald Eugene (Reggie) Owen

August 19, 1935 — November 18, 2020

Mr. Reginald Eugene (Reggie) Owen, age 85, of Rockmart, GA passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

Reggie was born in Griffin, GA on August 19, 1935, a son of the late Jack Owen and the late Doris Perdue Owen. He had lived the greater part of his life in Rockmart where he was a graduate of Rockmart High School. Mr. Owen loved to camp, and was involved in youth sports throughout his life. He was active in Little League Baseball, Youth Football, was a former member of the Rockmart Touchdown Club, and was the driver for the Rockmart High School Wrestling Team. Sports and sporting events were a big part of his life and after coaching he stayed involved with umpiring and playing softball. Reggie was a fifty year member of the Rockmart Masonic Lodge #97 F & AM, was a Veteran of the United States National Guard, and he attended the Rockmart First United Methodist Church. He retired from the United States Post Office after forty years of service.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Brumbelow Owen, Rockmart to whom he married on March 11, 1960; son, Barry Owen and his wife, Neeve, Rockmart; two granddaughters: Mary Ella Owen, and Dori Owen, both of Rockmart; brother, Kenneth Fuller, Rockmart; special niece, Stephanie Waters Cook; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Brother Kenny Fuller officiating. His son, Barry Owen will deliver the eulogy. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites.

Pallbearers will include: Freddie Garner, Junior Carter, Roddy Austin, Billy Wills, Keith Fuller, Larry Waters, Bryan Owen and Dillard Cook.

Mr. Owen will lie in state at the funeral home from 1:00 pm until the funeral hour on Sunday. Social distancing guidelines will be followed and facial coverings are recommended.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Tori Luke fund at the Rockmart High School in memory of Mr. Owen.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Reginald Eugene (Reggie) Owen.

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