OWENS BarryPosted: December 4th, 2015
BARRY KEITH OWENS, son of Allen and Norma Owens. Born November 27, 1951 in Magrath, Alberta. Passed away on the family farm November 30, 2015.
Barry is survived by his loving wife Debra, sister Bev Coupal, sons Chad Owens and Cam (Alisha) Owens, 5 grand children; Jesse, Quincy, Allen James, Grayson, and Raylan and numerous nieces and nephews.
Barry attended elementary and high school in Magrath and went on to complete post secondary education at the Lethbridge Community College, graduating with a business degree in agriculture.
Barry married the love of his life Debra Morissette in 1973 and they moved to the family farm and started their lives together. Barry started his career at Triple E homes in Lethbridge, but when the plant closed he moved on to start in the excavating business as well as working on the family farm. As the excavating business and farming operations grew, his sons Cam and Chad joined the family business.
Barry excelled in all the athletics he played, but basketball, baseball, and hockey were his favorites. Barry went on to coach minor hockey in the community. Barry enjoyed spending as much time as he could with his family and became an avid water skier and especially loved fishing, the outdoors, and hunting. He lived to farm but the true love of his life was his wife Debra and his children and grand children.
Barry will be truly missed by all that knew him. As per Barry’s request there will not be a funeral.
A celebration on his life will be held at the Magrath Senior’s Center on Monday December 7th from 2-4P.M.
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