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Benjamin Owens

Benjamin Franklin Owens

Monday, April 16th, 1934 - Monday, December 30th, 2019
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Obituary

Benjamin Owens, 85, of Independence, MO passed away December 30, 2019. A visitation will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, at the Suburban Chapel, followed by a graveside at Oak Ridge Memory Gardens. Benjamin was born April 16, 1934 in Kansas City, MO. He was a proud veteran, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Benjamin went on to a successful career as a machinist at Agco, and retired after 30 years. On December 18, 1965, he married the love of his life, Sunny, and that union lasted 49 years, until she died in 2015. He enjoyed watching his children, and later, his grandchildren participate in sports. He also enjoyed reading the newspaper and drinking coffee. He was preceded in death by his loving mother, Mabel Owens; and his wife, Sunny Owens. Benjamin is survived by his children, Kevin Owens (Missy), Steven Owens (Kimber Egelston), and Kathy Hearn; and his grandchildren, Tyler Owens, Kobie Owens, Ashlynn Owens, Ciarra Owens, Jasmine Hearn, Brett Hearn Jr. and Brittanie Smith. Online condolences and memories may be left for the family at www.speakschapel.com (Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel 816-373-3600)
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, January 5th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Speaks Suburban Chapel
    Address
    18020 E. 39th St.
    INDEPENDENCE, MO 64055
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, January 6th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, January 6th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Speaks Suburban Chapel
    Address
    18020 E. 39th St.
    INDEPENDENCE, MO 64055
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Debbie Arvelo
  • Interment

    Location
    Oak Ridge Memory Gardens
    Address
    18301 E. Salisbury Road
    INDEPENDENCE, MO 64056
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