MANSFIELD: Wilford A. Owens, 78 of Mansfield, Ohio passed away on Thursday, April 04, 2013, at Winchester Terrace.
Wilford was born on August 17, 1934, in Olive Hill, Kentucky to Artis A. and Tina Gilliam Owens. He loved to watch old movies, loved hunting and fishing, enjoyed bluegrass music, and had a love for animals.
He is survived by two children, Crystal Owens and Tina Owens (Trent Waters), all of Mansfield, OH; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers; and five sisters.
Wilford was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 40 years, Sharen L. Cole Owens; one son, Steve Owens; and one daughter, LaDonna Setzer.
Calling hours will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013 at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Avenue East (St. Rt. 430E), Mansfield. Memorial services will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Rob Kurtz officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Werner-Gompf Funeral Services.
Online condolences may be made at www.wernergompf.com