Obituaries
& Tributes

(520) 326-4343
Immediate Need

Pre-Arrange
Your Funeral

Contact
Us

Site
Search

Edward Owens

Edward Dell Owens

Friday, November 15th, 1929 - Friday, May 3rd, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Edward Owens, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Edward Owens with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Edward Dell Owens, 89, of Tucson Arizona, passed away on Friday May 3rd, 2019 at Faithful Heart Home in Tucson Arizona.

He leaves behind his brother; Bud Owens; his son, Phil Delaney; his daughters; Cindy Hanson, Susan Hoersten, and Debbie Grissom, 12 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren and 11 Great Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Mother, Viola Mae Owens, Father Dell Edward Owens, Sister Glenna Shackelford, his loving wife Jerri Owens and son Gary Dell Owens.

He was born on November 15th, 1929 to Dell and Viola Owens in Phoenix Arizona. He attended school in Phoenix, served in the Army and then worked as an Iron Worker for 40 years. He was a member of the Ironworkers union for 60 years. To all of his grandkids he was lovingly referred to as “Old Papa”.

He loved going fishing with his dad, was an avid bowler, enjoyed camping and traveling, was a pistol quick draw artist, was fond of golfing and loved to watch football and rooted for any team playing the Dallas Cowboys.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Adair Funeral Home Avalon Chapel
    Address
    8090 N. Northern Ave.
    TUCSON, AZ 85704
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, May 10th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, May 10th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Oro Valley Church of The Nazarene
    Address
    500 W. Calle Concordia
    ORO VALLEY, AZ
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Evergreen Cemetery
    Address
    3015 N. Oracle Rd.
    TUCSON, AZ 85705
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Edward here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Pam Story & Laraine Oliphant, Security Insurance sent flowers to the family of Edward Dell Owens.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
PI

Pam Story & Laraine Oliphant, Security Insurance

Posted at 06:44pm
With heartfelt condolences,
Flower Image

Pam Story & Laraine Oliphant, Security Insurance purchased flowers for the family of Edward Owens.

D

Diane Damewood

Posted at 12:57am
“Dad E” was such a fun and loving man that I will remember with a smile and laugh. He loved to give me a hard time each time I saw him because I am a Native Texan and Dallas Cowboys fan. I got to know he and Mom Jerri thru their daughter, Debbie Grissom. I bowled a few seasons with Ed, Debbie and another HoneyBaked Ham employee, Ethel Reed. Our team name was “Ed’s Chicks”, we had so much fun and I cherish the memories, When Jerri died, we were all shocked, but so grateful that a Debbie and her sisters and brother, took care of Ed.
You are healed now Dad E and with Mom Jerri., I will miss your wit, smile and love.

Diane Damewood
JP

Judy Parks

Posted at 12:56am
Eddie you were one of a kind. We will truly miss you and know your in a better place. Love you forever.
SK

Sheryl Owens Kenney

Posted at 02:44am
My heart goes out to all of you and I know how much he will be missed.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Book of Memories
 
(520) 326-4343 Dodge Chapel: 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. | Tucson, AZ 85716 | Phone: (520) 326-4343
Carroon Mortuary: 1191 N. Grand Ave. | Nogales, AZ 85621 | Phone: (520) 281-2424
Avalon Chapel: 8090 N. Northern Ave. | Oro Valley, AZ 85704 | Phone: (520) 742-7901