Canton, Rodger Dale Owen, 76, passed away on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Memorial Mission Campus.
Rodger was a native of Haywood County, born to the late Hershel and Minnie Roger Owen. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Faye Owen; five brothers and two sisters.
He was employed as a Superintendent with IMOCO Construction and was owner and operator of Owens Lawn Service for several years. He enjoyed spending time on his boat house at Lake Fontana. Rodger was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Rodger is survived by one son, Ricky Owen; two sisters, Joan Morgan and Phyllis Quarles; two grandchildren, Keiffer and Cody Owen; and two great-grandchildren, Caanan and Steven Owen.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 30, 2021 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Dr. Roy Kilby officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at Sunburst Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 5868 Pigeon Road, Canton, NC 28716.
The care of Mr. Owen has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville and an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at www.wellsfuneralhome.com
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