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James E. Owens, Taylor Co., KY (1922-2013)

He was Christian and a much decorated veteran. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Bible Baptist Tabernacle.He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Army and the United States Air Force, where he retired at the rank of Technical Sergeant after twenty plus years. He was awarded many commendations and medals, including the Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Clasp with five loops, serving in the 56th Fighter Interceptor Squad at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, Good Conduct Medal Silver Clasp with one loop, Strategic Air Command and Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon with four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, United Nations Service Medal and Army of Occupation Medal (Japan)

James E. Owens, 90, of Campbellsville, KY,died at 10:30pmET, Monday, May 27, 2012, in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Friday, May 31, 2013 at Bible Baptist Tabernacle, 50 Bambi Drive, Campbellsville by Pastor Bob Cutler. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home and after 8amCT/9amET, Friday, May 31, 2013 at Bible Baptist Tabernacle.


Pallbearers: Philip J. Hilbert, II; Gregory S. Hilbert, Murey Finn, Daniel Fisher, Bill Mora, R. J. Overton, Don Williams, and Keith Wood.

James E. Owens, Taylor Co., KY (1922-2013)

James E. Owens was the son of the late James Owens and Nellie Walden Owens. He was born in Estill County, KY, Sunday, August 6, 1922. He died Monday, May 27, 2012, in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 90 years, 9 months, and 21 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Bible Baptist Tabernacle. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, having served his country honorably in the United States Army and the United States Air Force, where he retired at the rank of Technical Sergeant after twenty plus years. He was awarded many commendations and medals, including the Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Clasp with five loops, serving in the 56th Fighter Interceptor Squad at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, Good Conduct Medal Silver Clasp with one loop, Strategic Air Command and Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon with four Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters, Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, United Nations Service Medal and Army of Occupation Medal (Japan).

He united in marriage to Patricia M. Bonsteel, who preceded him in death.

He united in marriage to Kathryn Gibson Owens July 18, 1953. She preceded him in death June 13, 2004.

He is survived by the following:
  • One daughter: Linda S. Hilbert of Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Two grandsons: Philip J. Hilbert, II and wife, Laurie of Mobile, AL; and Gregory S. Hilbert and partner, Karl Shearer, Jr. of Erie, PA

  • one great grandson: Philip J. Hilbert, III

  • One brother: Herman Owens and wife, Letha of Dunedin, FL

  • One nephew: Gary Owens of Florida; special friend, Margey Mabe of Campbellsville, KY

  • Beloved cat: Percy, and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters: Sherman Owens, Robert Owens, Henry Owens, Lucy Ann Owens, Julia Owens and Tracy Owens.

Expressions of sympathy may be donations to Hospice of Central Kentucky or Make Today Count and may be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Linda Hathaway and all personnel at Taylor Regional Radiation Oncology and all Hospice of Central Kentucky personnel.

Send a condolence to the family of James E. Owens

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.


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