Aaron Douglas “Doug” Owens left us peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 19, 2018, following a courageous battle with prostate cancer. Born May 11, 1969 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, he was born to Claudia Cunningham Divers and the late Jerry Owens.
He was an antique enthusiast and loved sharing his treasured finds with his family. He shared the love of scouring the Ohio River for bottles and metal detecting with his mom, loved fishing, flea markets, and the Pittsburg Steelers.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Claude “Hambone” and Margie Moore Cunningham and his paternal grandparents, Douglas Fairbanks Owens and Ruth Maxine “Mac” Barker Medley.
Doug will be forever missed by his loving wife of 18 years, Candi Jacks Owens; his furbabies, Finley “Fuzzy”, Owen, Jack and Cooper; his parents, Claudia and Charlie Divers; father and mother-in-law, Ken and Diane Jacks; sisters, Drema Owens Hysell and Cassie Owens; brothers and sisters-in-law, Chasity and Billy Jamison and Kayla and Derrick Price and Chelsea Sargent; nieces and nephews, Sydney Hysell, Mykal Burns, Whitney Jacks, Brynn Owens, Braiden and Jaxon Price, Ebony, Kaysey and Virginia Jamison and Holden Brannon; step brother and sisters, Chris, Tammy and Bridget Divers; several aunts, uncles, cousins, several friends and his work family at GKN.
Funeral services will be held at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at noon with Pastor Donnie Dye officiting. Burial will follow at Gilmore Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be, Scott Russell, Nate Eblin, Charlie Eblin, Terry Henry, Billy Jamison, Alan Stout, Mykal Burns and Derrick Price.
In lieu of flowers a donation can be made in memory of Doug Owens to the Meigs County Historical Society and Museum, 144 Butternut Avenue, Pomeroy, OH 45769.