John W. Owens, 59, Harrisburg passed away 4:47 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
He was born July 5, 1953, in Harrisburg the son of Marvin and Josephine Cain Owens. John had worked at Sahara Coal Co. and later with the City of Harrisburg Water and Sewer Department from where he retired.
He is survived by his son Travis Owens of Harrisburg and Travis' mother Brenda Owens of Harrisburg. He was preceded in death by a sister Norma Jean Owens and a brother Jerry Owens.
Graveside services will precede burial 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Dewayne Taylor officiating.
Those attending are ask to gather at the cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.weirauchfuneralhome.com.