Donnie Owen, 60, of Abbeville, SC died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Anderson County to the late J.D. and Mary Hazel Stargel Owen.
Donnie was a 1978 graduate of Palmetto High School and member of Beaverdam Baptist Church in Williamston. He was a Past Master and active mason in the Clinton Masonic Lodge #3 AFM in Abbeville. Donnie, for many years, could be found during the day working at Saxon’s Grocery where he enjoyed spending time with customers and friends and early evenings at Wings on the Square. He never met a stranger and was always willing to help out where he could.
In addition to his parents, Donnie was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Gary Owen and James Paul Owen.
He is survived by his son, Craig Owen and his wife, Julie, of Piedmont, SC; two sisters, Deborah Owen of Williamston, SC and Rebecca Lynn McDonald and her husband, Andy, of Forest City, NC; two brothers, Kenneth Lamar Owen of Six Mile, SC and Marvin Glenn Owen and his wife, Janet, of Williamston; and two granddaughters, Clara and Hazel Owen.
A service to celebrate Donnie’s life will be 2:00PM Saturday, January 16, 2021 in the Harris Funeral Home Chapel with Masonic Rites. Masks are required for all attending the service. Those in attendance are also encouraged to dress casually.
Memorial contributions in memory of Donnie may be sent to the Clinton Masonic Lodge #3 AFM, PO Box 742, Abbeville, SC 29620 or to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605.
A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com.
Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Owen family.