William "Ed" Edward Owens
September 4, 1939 - July 24, 2023
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On September 4, 1939, at home in Burke, Virginia, Katherine Erskine and William Owens welcomed their son, William Edward Owens, to the world. Ed moved to Utica, New York when he was seven years old, graduating from Proctor High School in 1957. He returned to Virginia to attend his beloved Virginia Tech, Class of ‘61,…

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Ann Swiggett left a message on August 5, 2023:
I only had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Owens once - during a pregame tailgate at Virginia Tech that Denise and I were attending! I will always remember how kind he was and his obvious love of Virginia Tech football! It was also obvious how much he loved his family! My thoughts are with his family! He will surely be missed!
Jeff Frizzell left a message on August 5, 2023:
We will miss you Ed, your figs are in good hands.
Ron Russell left a message on August 4, 2023:
He was a true gentleman who would help anyone who needed it. Good fisherman who helped Virginia Coastal Fly Anglers survive. All around great guy!
Wayne & Linda Parks left a message on August 4, 2023:
Linda and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. The short time we have had the privilege of knowing Ed he will be remembered as a true kind gentleman. Peace and comfort wished for you and your family in this difficult time. Linda and Wayne Parks
Brian and Robin Shipp left a message on August 4, 2023:
Suzanne and family. Brian and I are so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all and sending prayers of comfort during this difficult time. Love, Brian and Robin Shipp
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Heather Owens left a message on August 3, 2023:
Uncle ed known as Eddie wow I can’t believe ur actually gone my family is crushed and too bad u never got to meet my son. But u gained ur wings and ur now the owens family guardian angel. Rest in paradise uncle eddie
Kim Oyer left a message on August 1, 2023:
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Even though it's been a lifetime since I saw him, in my memories he was always "Uncle Eddie".
Bob Ianucci left a message on August 1, 2023:
Suzanne and family, we share your loss of our long-time friend and neighbor. May Ed rest in God’s peace.
Nita Davis left a message on July 30, 2023:
I was so fortunate to have worked for Ed well over 30 years ago at Mass Mutual. He was such a kind man. My prayers are with all of you.
John & Barbara Scherberger left a message on July 30, 2023:
Our memories of Ed are of a consummate gentleman of quiet demeanor who brought out the best of everyone. The world was better because he lived.
Nancy Brittle left a message on July 30, 2023:
We have so much enjoyed spending Hokie weekends with Ed and Suzanne. A true gentleman since I first met him at Ascension Church many many years ago. He will be missed by so many. Rest in peace my dear friend! God wanted a Hokie in heaven!
Adriana Turner left a message on July 29, 2023:
Wonderful memory I have of Ed is my teasing him About hunting, I would always ask him well what did You do today? He would tease me and smile and say “what do u think? We would both get a good laugh til the next time we saw each other, and so Here we go again. “What did you do today Ed” Rest in peace my friend.
Greg and Jan Franceski left a message on July 29, 2023:
Sue and family, Jan and I are deeply saddened to hear of Ed's passing. He was always such a pleasant and helpful man around Ascension. Please take some comfort in knowing that he is resting at peace with Our Lord.
Heather owens left a message on July 28, 2023:
I have know uncle eddie since I was little with my sister and my heart hurts for my cousins and eddie grandchildren. He is reunited with my sister and uncle bob From Heather Vicki Gary and two grandsons/little cousins Shane and Carter
Judy Schorr left a message on July 28, 2023:
Ed was a gentle kind man, he blessed our family for many years with his unconditional friendship, and for that we give thanks.
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