The Times West Virginian


February 17, 2014

Frederick “Fred” Owens

Frederick “Fred” Eugene Owens, 72, of Fairmont, passed away Saturday (Feb. 15, 2014) at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg.

He was born April 7, 1941, in Preston County, a son of the late Henry and Levada (Boyard) Owens.

Fred was the owner and operator of Owens Construction for 29 years. He was known as an excellent carpenter and took great pride in his work. Fred enjoyed working and there was nothing he could not fix. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Sandra Carr Owens, five children and three stepchildren. Fred was one of 13 brothers and sisters. He is also survived by several grandchildren, stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren, including Summer.

Friends may call at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., on Wednesday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Tom Owens, brother of the deceased, officiating. Interment services will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Online condolences may be left for the Owens Family at

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