Ronald D. Owens, Sr.
Ronald D. Owens, Sr., 70, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
He was born January 29, 1943 to William Van and Minnie Myrtle (Smith) Owens in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Ronald married Barbara Adkins on June 27, 1960. She survives of the home.
He worked for many years at Johnson Seed Service and as a cab driver at Yellow Cab Company. He was also a jack of all trades.
Ronald enjoyed fishing, working in the yard, and going to the casino. He especially loved his family and his dog Sally.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jneva Houston; and brothers, William and Raymond Owens.
Survivors: wife, Barbara; children, Laura Jeanne Renfrow, Ronald Owens, Jr. (Crystal), Jeffery Owens (Lisa), Lisa Maharrey (Daniel), and Ernest Owens; sister, Evelyn Richardson; twenty grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services: 1:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Mount Auburn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 4:00 P.M. Sunday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.