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Virgil "Pa" Lee Owens

August 10, 1935 April 14, 2018
Virgil "Pa" Lee Owens
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Seneca – Virgil “Pa” Lee Owens, 82, husband of Janet Cox Owens, of 306 Airport Road, Seneca, passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Oconee County, he was the son of the late Talmadge Owens and Almeria Stone Owens Vinson. He formerly worked as a logger, a long haul truck driver, and was a long serving deacon at Rocky Fork Baptist Church. Mr. Owens was an avid fisherman and musician, a member of the Foothills Ramblers gospel group and a member of Rock Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to his wife include sons, Clark (Peggy) Owens of Westminster, and Randy (Debbie) Owens also of Westminster; daughter Dottie (Eddie) Taylor of Westminster; step-daughter, Evie McCall of Central; sisters, Faye (Kenneth) Honea and Nancy (Bob) Baker; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife Bertie Mae Blackwell Owens; sons, Terry Owens and Leroy Owens; daughter, Tracy Laws; brothers, JC Owens, Walter Owens, Jack Owens, and William Owens; sister, Eunice Sears, Edna Canupp, and Wilma Owens.

A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Rocky Fork Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery

The family is at the home of the son, Clark Owens, 341 New Madison Road, Westminster, SC 29693. Flowers are accepted. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting

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2:00 PM 4/17/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 4/17/2018 3:00:00 PM
Rocky Fork Baptist Church

998 Rocky Fork Road
Westminster, SC 29693

Rocky Fork Baptist Church
998 Rocky Fork Road Westminster 29693 SC
United States

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Rocky Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rocky Fork Road
Westminster, SC 29693

Rocky Fork Road Westminster 29693 SC
United States

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