David Owens

Published 3:20 pm Monday, June 10, 2024

David Owens

Sept. 7, 1941–June 9, 2024


David Lee Owens, 82, of Ironton, passed at his residence on Sunday, June 9, 2024.

He was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on Sept. 7, 1941, to the late Ossie Rutherford and Sally Genevieve Ransbottom Owens.

David was also preceded in death by his sister, Anna Wright.

David is survived by his wife, Karen Miller Owens; a son, Michael Owens; a daughter, Jami Smith (Joey). Also surviving are two brothers, Paul Owens and Ken Owens; three sisters, Debi Smith (Laddie), Connie Rutherford (Gordon) and Brenda McComas; along with several nieces and nephews.

David was a former employee with Owens Illinois in Huntington, West Virginia, and a 1959 graduate from Fairland High School in Proctorville. He was a wonderful teacher and coach at multiple local schools, primarily at Dawson Bryant. David was an U.S. Army veteran and attended Woodland Freewill Baptist Church in Ironton.

A visitation will take place on Thursday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville, from 6–8 p.m. There will be a funeral service on Friday at the funeral home at 11 a.m., with Pastor Dave Schug officiating. Burial will follow at Rome Cemetery, in Proctorville.

Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville, is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at ehallfuneralhome.com.