Edwin E. Owen, 82

CHESTER – Edwin E. Owen, 82, passed away at his home in Chester on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, after a brief illness.

A lifelong resident, he was born in Rogers on June 10, 1931, to the late John L. and Lottie May Lyons Owen.

A loving caring father and friend, he will be remembered by his neighbors for cutting their grass and always looking out for them.

A Christian, he had worked at the former Crucible Steel in Midland as a Filter Plant Operator until its closure, and he graduated from the former Chester High School.

A veteran, Edwin proudly served his country with the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict years.

His wife, Barbara Louise Owen, preceded him in death along with his brothers, Edson, William, John and Dick Owen; and his sisters, Louise Wright, and Arlene Nelson.

He leaves two sons, Scott Owen and his wife Mary Jean of Chester, and Mark Owen of Wellsville; and two sisters, Doris Dailey of Negley and Neva Owen of Chester; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Edwin is in the care of the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester and no services are planned at this time.