Denny Owens

Obituary of Denny Owens

Denny Owens, 70, of Brownhelm, died Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born May 10, 1951 in Amherst and had been a Brownhelm resident for the past 50 years. Denny worked for Ford Motor Co., Lorain before joining the Laborers Local #758 where he worked construction for 37 years before retiring. He enjoyed working on cars (especially his GTO), gardening, going to casinos, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy (nee Mey) Owens of Vermilion; son, Denny (Lisa) Owens of Lorain; daughters, Denise Owens of Wakeman and Dana (nee Owens) Ferguson of Elyria; grandchildren, Brandon (Candice) Owens, Kaitlyn (Jayq) Schmidt, Madelyn Owens, Daysha Owens, and Kyle Owens; brother, New Deal (Laura) Owens of Brownhelm; and his sisters, Maxine Alford of Brownhelm and Vontene Golden of Mt. Vernon, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Nannie (nee Dalton) Owens; brother, Lee D. Owens; and his sisters, Pauline Jones and Thelma Dumont. Private services were held. The family would like to thank the staff at Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Avon and Crossroads Hospice. The family suggests memorial contributions to American Cancer Society Ohio Division Inc., 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 , Friendship Animal Protective League of Lorain County, Inc. 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035 or Crossroads Hospice, 9775 Rockside Rd Suite 270, Valley View, OH 44125. Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.
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