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Reid Owens
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“1940 ~ 2018”

Canton – Walter Reid Owens, 77, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.

A native of Haywood County, he was a son of the late Adam Reid and Nellie Marie Lee Owens. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Owens Clinton; and a brother, Thomas Owens. Reid enjoyed working in his yard and spending time with his family.

He is survived by one daughter, Terri Lynn Owens of Waynesville; one sister, Kathleen Holst of Missouri; one brother, Paul Owens of Clyde; and four grandchildren; Lily, Brantley, and Matthew Clinton and Jonah Knowles..

A Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Wells Funeral Home in Canton. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:30 p.m. prior to the service at Wells Funeral Home of Canton.

The care of Mr. Owens has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Canton

3715 Asheville Highway
Canton, NC 28716





4:00 PM
Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

3715 Asheville Hwy.
Canton, NC 28716

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