Cecil Ray Owens, Sr., 73, of 746 Poplar Branch Road, Grandy, NC died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. A native of Currituck County, he was born January 24, 1944 to the late Edmond Cecil Owens and Minnie Grandy Owens and was the husband of Glenda Hill Owens of the residence. He worked many years as a forklift operator at Ford Motor Company. He loved to fish and hunt, was a big fan of the Carolina Tar Heels and NASCAR, and was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He attended Currituck Bible Baptist Church and especially enjoyed the music and singing.
In addition to Glenda, his wife of fifty-three years, he is survived by two daughters, Tiffany Carreno (Ramiro) and Lisa Williams (James) all of Grandy; two sons, Cecil R. Owens, Jr (Ellen) of Currituck and Joey R. Owens (Sherri) of West Virginia; five grandchildren, Abbigail Owens, Joey H. Owens, Cierra Carreno, Izzy Owens, and Whitney Owens; and four great grandchildren, Taylor, Caroline, Khloe and Sophia Owens. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Carroll Owens.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Currituck Bible Baptist with Pastor Jim Clark and Pastor Eric Rainwater officiating. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Owens family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street