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Billy O. Owens

January 27, 1938 January 21, 2020
Billy O. Owens
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Billy O. Owens, age 81, of Golconda, IL passed away January 21, 2020 at Massac Memorial Hospital, Metropolis, IL.

Billy was born to the late Alfred and Zelma (Dunning) Owens on January 27, 1938 in Pope County, IL. He married Donna Oxford in 1959. Billy and Donna attend Dixon Springs Baptist Church.

He started working at Breckinridge Job Corp in Morganfield, KY; followed by Bowen Center in Harrisburg, IL; He then became Superintendent of Dixon Springs Boys Camp; retiring from Vienna Correctional Center.

Billy enjoyed farming, auctions, "buy, sell, trade", and out fishing Tim, but most of all loved his grandchildren and they loved their Pa Bill.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Owens; daughter, Kathy (Tim) Simmons; son, Joe (Renee) Owens; grandchildren, Brandie Simmons, Timothy Wayne Simmons, Joey Owens, Jessica Owens; great grandchildren, Abby Clanton, Briar Clanton, Summer Smith, Gavin Taylor, Callie Simmons, Alfred Simmons, Emma Simmons, Cooper Owens, Hallie Kate Owens; special cousin, Bonnie (David) Hogue.

Funeral service will be 11:00 am on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. The service will be conducted by Bro. Matt Snell and Bro. Kevin Richerson. Interment will follow the service at Prospect Cemetery Golconda, IL. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the funeral home.

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Visitation

Wednesday

22

Jan

6:00 PM 1/22/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/22/2020 8:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home

1099 State HWY 145 N
PO Box 69
Eddyville , IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home
1099 State HWY 145 N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Thursday

23

Jan

11:00 AM 1/23/2020 11:00:00 AM
Aly Funeral Home

1099 State HWY 145 N
PO Box 69
Eddyville , IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home
1099 State HWY 145 N Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Prospect Final Resting Place

Trail of Tears Road
Golconda, IL 62938

Trail of Tears Road Golconda 62938 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pope County Senior Citizens

PO Box 246
Golconda, IL 62938
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