Max Harold “Mo” Owens, 78, passed away Tuesday June 13, 2017. He was born in Samson, Alabama to the late Gordon and Pearlie J. Moss Owens, and also preceded by a son, Max H. Owens, Jr., and a son-in-law LCDR Richard Allen. He served his country faithfully for 33 years in the U.S. Navy from which he retired as Master Chief. Mo was a proud sailor and dedicated family man. He loved Alabama Crimson Football and was an avid jogger long before it was popular to jog.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife Patricia Owens; daughters, Sanja Owens Bryan and her husband Robert and Shannon Owens Allen, and Sheri Owens Rice; step-daughters, Sherry Brock and her husband Alton, Terri Gunter and her husband Ray; grandchildren, Katie Bryan and her fiancé SGT Mike Hall, Taylor Roberts, Maura Beth Owens, Fletcher Roberts and his wife Kayla, Emily Anne Henderson and her husband CAPT John Henderson, STS2 Dean Allen and his wife Carrie Beth Allen , Garrett Camacho and his wife Ana Camacho, AC2 Dayton Allen, Erin Rice, AJ Rice, and Hayley Brock; great grandchildren, Rosalie Roberts, Rory Roberts, Zoey Allen, Kelley Sue Allen, and Eliana Camacho
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 14:00 at Altmeyer Funeral Home – Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Ave. Virginia Beach, VA 23454. The family will be receiving friends Friday evening from 5-7pm. At the request of the family, memorial contributions may be made in Mo’s name to the Navy EOD Association in lieu of flowers.
Date: Friday, June 16, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm