Teddy Carnell Owens Sr.

Published 10:52 am Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Teddy Carnell Owens Sr., of Cumberland, went to be with the Lord April 20, 2017 at Johnston-Willis Hospital in Richmond, Virginia following an extended illness.

Teddy was born in Grundy and was the son of the late Florence and Arthur Owens Jr. He was also preceded in death by his infant son, Brian Scott Owens.

Teddy is survived by his devoted wife of 32 years, Midge Owens; four surviving children; Rebecca Boyd and her husband Daniel Boyd, Carolyn Owens, Miranda Watson and her husband Jordan Watson, and Teddy Carnell Owens Jr., “T.J.” Teddy was the loving grandfather of three granddaughters; Kaitlin Stinson and Kassandra and Kailey Boyd; two grandsons, Breyson and Blayne Watson. Teddy was also survived by two brothers; Eddie Owens and his wife Debbie, Steve Owens and his wife Gail along with his special niece and nephew, April Wise and Brandon Owens. He was also the “adoptive” father of many others. Teddy was an active member of Payne Memorial United Methodist Church in Cumberland. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and NASCAR fan.

Funeral services were held at Payne Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 23 followed by a private graveside ceremony at the family cemetery.

Puckett Funeral Home served the family. www.puckettfh.com.