MURRAY — Kenneth J. Owen, 86, of Murray died Monday, April 29, 2013, at the Spring Creek Health Care in Murray.
Mr. Owen was the owner and operator of Owen Food Market for 46 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Antioch Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Fannilee Owen of Murray; two daughters, Peggy Harrell and Paula Compton, both of Murray; two sons, Ronnie Owen and David Owen of Murray; a sister, Catherine Cook of Brookport, Ill.; a brother, Bill Owen of Ocala, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anna Mae Roper Owen; a son, Jerry Owen; and a brother, Jim Owen. His parents were Alney W. and Helen Calkins Owen.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home. Al Colley will officiate and burial will be in Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today, April 30, 2013, at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may go to Owen Food Market Scholarship, c/o Office of Development, Murray State University, 200 Heritage Hall, Murray, KY 42071; or Murray-Calloway County Hospital Hospice House Building Fund, 803 Poplar St., Murray, KY 42071.
Online condolences can be left at www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com.