Birth Date: 07/07/1950
Deceased Date: 03/10/2019
Jack Robert “Bobby” Owens, Jr. 68, son of the late Jack and Polly Coggins Owens passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019. A Navy veteran, Bobby was a member of Granite Lodge #191, Scottish Rite Bodies of NC and the Amran Shriners. He was also a certified judge with the KCBS and enjoyed cooking for friends and competing in barbecue events throughout the state and region.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie H. Owens; son, Jeff Marbrey and his wife Shannon of Garner; daughters, Jennifer Callaham, Amber Owens Thomas and her husband Stephen of Selma; a sister, Paula Owens of Carrboro; grandchildren, Madison, Taylor, Jack and Mason.
A celebration of Bobby’s life will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 10:00am in the chapel of McLaurin Funeral Home with military honors and masonic rites. A gathering of friends will follow the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue; Dallas, TX 75231-4596 or to the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565. Online condolences may be made to the Owens family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.