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James R. Owens

December 30, 2021

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James R. Owens
December 30, 2021
 
James R. Owens, 77, Factoryville, died Thursday at Mt. Top Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Mountain Top.
 
Born in Scott Twp., son of the late James A. and Sadie Grovenor Owens, he was self-employed for many years as owner of J.R. Automotive Garage. He was a Navy veteran. James loved animals, especially his dog, Squeakers and horse, Fancy.
 
He is survived by a sister, Elnora Conway, Jermyn; nieces, Sandy Seaman, Bonnie Owens and Michelle Wayman; a nephew, Kevin Cook; several great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Arthur; a sister, Alice Lukaschunis; a niece, Wanda Keene.
 
A viewing will be held Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. in Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 74 N. Main St., Carbondale. A memorial service by the Rev. Donald Perry, First United Methodist Church, Carbondale, will be held at 6:20 p.m. A veterans service will be held at 6:45 p.m. Cremation will follow. Online condolences may be sent to the funeral home website.
 
If so desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Marley’s Mission, 2150 Port Royal Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.