William “Bill” Earl Owen, Sr., 80, of Brownwood, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020. A visitation will be held at the Heartland Funeral Home 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 7, 2020. A Funeral service will be held in the Calvary Baptist Church in Brownwood, 1719 9th St., Brownwood, TX 76801 at 2:30 PM, Sunday, November 8, 2020.
Bill was born January 1, 1940 in Fort Worth to Joseph and Nora Owen. He attended Texas A&M and married Dorothy Sue Schwarz on August 22, 1959. Together, they found in each other their dreams, drives, hopes, and ambitions. This energy they discovered fueled what would become the assistance to help others in their community, Brownwood. Bill was able to provide much supported financial assistance and guidance to those in the community with his bookkeeping and financial investment training and certification along with his wife’s H&R Block franchise.
Bill is survived by his son, William “Billy” Earl Owen Jr. and wife, Gina of Houston; daughter, Amelia “Amy” Owen of Kyle; granddaughters, Brooke Smith of Zephyr, Carly Owen of Houston, and Cami Owen of Houston; grandsons, Brock Owen of Houston, Blake Owen of Houston, Owen “Denny” Johnson of Brownwood; great grandchildren, Bishop Norman, Jerrika Smith, Kalijah and Nae’J Payne; brothers, James and Gerry Owen; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
His mother, father, brothers, wife and daughter, along with so many beloved pets, friends and loved ones have welcomed him to Heaven. We know he will be there to welcome us with his sweet smile and beautiful eyes.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association and Brown County ASPCA.
Online condolences, tributes and memorials can be shared with family at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net
Posted online on November 05, 2020