Elwood Owens Sr.
May 8, 2011
Elwood Harrison “Tuck” Owens Sr., 87, of McCauley Pike died Sunday, May 8, at his home. Tuck was a native of Jessamine County and son of the late Sam and Bessie Hager Owens. He was a lifelong farmer and member of the Kentucky Game Fowl Breeders Association. Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Meredith Brumfield Owens; children Janice Sharp and husband Norman, Delmar “Joe” Owens and wife Judy, Sarah Sizemore and husband Chet, Tommye Bell, and Theron Owens and wife Edna; grandchildren Andrea Holder and husband Troy, Jessica Snyder and husband Dewitt, Kelly Sharp and wife Viva, Zarathustra Owens, Justin Sizemore, Doug Owens and wife Laura, and Joshua and Jacob Owens; great-grandchildren Samantha, Patrick and Bridgette Holder, and Calla Snyder; a sister, Imogene Lowery; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Elwood Harrison Owens Jr., in 1990; a grandson, David Vinson Bell; and three brothers, Albert, Odell and Samson Owens. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, May 13, at Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home with his nephew Burt Wayne Walker officiating. He will be laid to rest with his son at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Honoring him as pallbearers will be family members. Honorary bearers will be Ray Smallwood, Billy Carson, Tommy Masters, Buddy Brumett, Juan Davis, Buck Hager, T. C. Propes Sr. and T. C. Propes Jr. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, at the funeral home. Donations may be made in his memory to Hospice of the Bluegrass. Guest book and tribute www.hagerandcundifffunerals.com.