James “Jimmy” Ray Owen, 87, was born on Sept. 2, 1932 to his parents Oscar Edward Owen and Kathlyn Margret (Paquin) Owen in Fountain, Michigan.
He married Lily Mae (Karl) Owen on Dec. 22,1954 for 65 years.
Before retirement he pursued a career of driving a truck for Westinghouse, and as well served our country in the Army during the time of the Korean War.
He was a proud member of the Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife Lily Mae (Karl) Owen of Dublin; his son James Micheal Owen of Forney as well as his grandson Hunter Micheal Owen of Forney.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3 at Harrell Funeral Home. The visitation will occur before the service.