August 10, 1940 - October 15, 2013
Milton Owens, of Little Rock, AR passed away Tuesday, October 15,
2013. He was born on August 10, 1940 to the late Carroll and Elizabeth
Owens. Milt attended Arkansas Tech and WestArk Community College before
graduating from Little Rock University. Milt entered the insurance
business which took him to agencies in Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia
and eventually back to Little Rock in 1973. A past president of Pleasant
Valley Country Club, and also served on the Board of The Little Rock
Boys and Girls Club and Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind. He attended
St. James United Methodist Church and was a member of the menís
Thursday morning Bible study. He also worked with various civic
organizations throughout his life.
He loved the Arkansas outdoors. He was an avid duck hunter, fisherman,
and loved to fly as a licensed pilot and was a fan of all things
Razorback. He enjoyed his buddies on the golf course, sailing, snow
skiing, and traveling with his wife June Owens, of 16 years.
He also traveled to support his grandson Jordan during his football
was very proud to be presented the 12th Man Award for his dedication to
the Blue Springs football team in 2009.
He is also survived by one son, Milton Chipman Owens Jr. (Lourdes), of
Fort Worth, TX, two daughters, Carol Leigh Owens (Ranee Harp) of Little
Rock, AR and Melodie Chrisman (Brian), of Blue Springs, Mo. Six
grandchildren, Marie Binkley, Angela, Elizabeth, and Hunter Owens,
Jordan and Regan Chrisman. Three great grandchildren, Michael, Emily,
Seth and one on the way, many cousins and friends.
Memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2013 at
St. James United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00
p.m., Thursday, October 17, 2013 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 13801
Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR (501)224-8300.
The family would like to thank Dr. Justin Seal, fourth floor spinal unit
at St Vincent Infirmary and the entire staff at West Markham Subacute
Memorials may be made to: St. James United Methodist Church, 321
Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72212.