Ronnie D. Owens 1941-2016

Owens%2C Ronnie photoMass of Christian Burial will be held for Ronnie D. Owens on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 12 noon at St. Mary’s By The Sea Catholic Church in Rockaway Beach, Oregon.

Ron was born April 12, 1941 in Gold Beach, Oregon to Rollie and Mary (Dahlman) Owens and passed away August 13, 2016 in Manzanita, Oregon at the age of 75.

As a young man, Ron lived in Milwaukie, Oregon and served in the Army National Guard. He worked as a Lumber Broker for many years for Master Halco Company.

Ron volunteered for many organizations with an emphasis on local community. He served on the Eugene Schmuck Foundation as Board Member and Treasurer, the Life to the Max Foundation as Board Member and the Manzanita Golf Course Men’s Club.

When Ron wasn’t volunteering, he loved to salmon fish, golf, read, watch sports, do yard work and spend time with his grandchildren.

Ron is survived by his wife Carol of Manzanita, OR. Three sons: Rick Owens and wife Val of Tualatin, Ryan Owens and wife Karin of West Linn and Rob Owens and wife Becky of Lake Oswego. Seven grandchildren: Ashley, Madison, Charlie, Lily, Max, Nick and Ella. One aunt: Mildred Fox and husband Jim of Corvallis, and several cousins.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Life to the Max Foundation (
Arrangements in care of Waud’s Funeral Home, Tillamook.